John Findura, Guest Blogger September 19-25 and Best American Poetry Launch Reading
John Findura holds an MFA from The New School. A Pushcart Prize nominee, he is the author of the forthcoming chapbook Useful Shrapnel (Scantily Clad Press, 2009) (Scantily Clad Press, 2009) and his poetry and criticism appear in journals such as Mid-American Review, Verse, Fugue, Fourteen Hills, Copper Nicel, No Tell Motel, H_NGM_N, Jacket, and Rain Taxi, among others. Born in Paterson, he lives in Northern New Jersey with his wife and daughter.
In other news . . .
September 23, 2010, 7:00 PM. The Best American Poetry 2010 launch readingat the New School (66 W 12th Street, NYC) Guest Editor Amy Gerstler joins Series Editor David Lehman to introduce this stellar line-up of poets: Sandra Beasley, Mark
Bibbins, Peter Davis, Thomas Sayers Ellis, Lynn Emanuel, Elaine Equi, Jill
Alexander Essbaum, Amy Gerstler, Amy Glynn Greacen, David Lehman, Kimiko Hahn,
Jeffrey McDaniel, Eileen Myles, Sharon Olds, Gregory Pardlo, James Richardson,
David Shapiro, Gerald Stern, Dara Wier, Terence Winch and Matthew Yeager. Doors open at 6:30 PM. Free. Details here.
Bloof bookslive blogs its road trip. Details here.