If you haven't yet saved the evening of September 23 for the Best American Poetry 2010 launch reading at the New School, do so now. It's going to be fantastic, with Guest Editor Amy Gerstler joining Series Editor David Lehman to introduce a line-up of readers that will include Mark Bibbins, Lynn Emanuel, Elaine Equi, Jill Alexander Essbaum, Kimiko Hahn, Sharon Olds, Gerald Stern, Dara Wier, Terence Winch, and more! 7:00 PM. Free. Details here.
Speaking of Amy Gerstler, take a look at Gabrielle Calvocoressi's latest Sports Desk for Amy's candid take on garlic fries.
Read Mad Men inspired Haiku here and add your own to the comment fields. We'll post the best.
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