Hosted by Laura Cronk, Megin Jimenez and Michael Quattrone
Reading starts at 7:30pm
Admission is FREE
KGB Bar * 85 East 4th Street * New York, NY 10003 * Phone: 212-505-3360 * www.KgbBar.com <http://www.kgbbar.com/>
Monica Youn, the author of Ignatz (Four Way Books 2010) and Barter (Graywolf, 2003), lives in New York. For her work on Ignatz, she has been nominated for the National Book Award, awarded the Witter Bynner Fellowship from the Library of Congress, and residencies from the MacDowell Colony, the Corporation of Yaddo, and the Rockefeller Foundation. She received her undergraduate degree from Princeton, a masters degree in English from Oxford, where she was a Rhodes Scholar, and her law degree from Yale. She was a Stegner Fellow at Stanford University and has taught creative writing at Columbia University and Pratt Institute. She currently works as an attorney at the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law, focusing on election law issues.
Rosmarie Waldrop’s Driven to Abstraction is just out from New Directions. Other recent books of poetry are Curves to the Apple, Blindsight (both New Directions), Splitting Images (Zasterle), and Love, Like Pronouns (Omnidawn). Her Collected Essays, Dissonance, was published by University of Alabama Press in 2005. Her two novels, The Hanky of Pippin’s Daughter and A Form/of Taking/It All are available in one volume (Northwestern UP, 2001). She has translated Edmond Jabès, Emmanuel Hocquard, Jacques Roubaud from the French, and, from the German, Elke Erb, Oskar Pastior and Gerhard Rühm, among others. She lives in Providence, where she co-edits Burning Deck books with Keith Waldrop.
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