Monday Night Poetry at KGB Bar features the queer poetry salon, the Wilde Boys, with readings by Mark Bibbins, Paul Legault, Jason Schneiderman & Mark Wunderlich, presented by salon founder Alex Dimitrov.
Mark Bibbins is the author of The Dance of No Hard Feelings and Sky Lounge, which received a Lambda Literary Award. His poems have been published in the Paris Review, Poetry, Yale Review, and other journals. He has been the recipient of a Poetry Fellowship from the New York Foundation for the Arts and teaches at Columbia University and The New School.
Mark Wunderlich is the author of Voluntary Servitude and The Anchorage, which won a Lambda Literary Award. He has been the recipient of the Wallace Stegner Fellowship from Stanford University, a fellowship from the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, and the Writers at Work Fellowship. His poems have been published in the Paris Review, Boston Review, Yale Review, and elsewhere. He is currently professor of Literature at Bennington College in Vermont and lives in New York's Hudson River Valley.
Jason Schneiderman is the author of Striking Surface and Sublimation Point, which was a Stahlecker Selection from Four Way Books. His poems have been published in American Poetry Review, The Best American Poetry, The Penguin Book of the Sonnet, and other journals and anthologies. He has been the recipient of the Emily Dickinson Award from the Poetry Society of America, and has received fellowships from Yaddo, the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, and The Bread Loaf Writers' Conference.
Paul Legault is the author of The Madeleine Poems. He is the co-founder and co-editor of the translation journal Telephone. His poems have been published in Denver Quarterly, Drunken Boat, Field, and other journals. He works at the Academy of American Poets and lives in Brooklyn.
Alex Dimitrov is the founder of Wilde Boys, a queer poetry salon in New York City. His poems have appeared or are forthcoming in the Yale Review, Boston Review, From the Fishouse, and Best New Poets 2009. He works at the Academy of American Poets and frequently writes for Poets & Writers magazine.
The Monday night Poetry reading series at KGB is hosted by Laura Cronk, Megin Jimenez & Michael Quattrone, and was founded by David Lehman and Star Black.