KGB Monday Night Poetry is pleased to present: A night with Bloof Books poets!
Shanna Compton, Peter Davis + Jennifer L. Knox
Monday, February 28, 2011
Hosted by Laura Cronk, Megin Jimenez and Michael Quattrone
Reading starts at 7:30pm
Admission is FREE
85 East 4th Street , NYC Phone: 212-505-3360
Shanna Compton's is the author of For Girls (& Others) (Bloof Books, 2008), Down Spooky (Winnow, 2005), Scurrilous Toy (Dusie Kollektiv, 2007), Big Confetti (with Shafer Hall, Half Empty/Half Full, 2004), and the editor of GAMERS: Artists, Writers & Programmers on the Pleasures of Pixels (Soft Skull, 2004). Her poems and essays have appeared widely in magazines such as No Tell Motel, MiPoesias, Verse, McSweeney's, Absent, Coconut and Spork, and in anthologies including Best American Poetry 2005, The Bedside Guide to No Tell Motel, Bowery Women and Digerati. She lives in New Jersey. Read her work at shannacompton.com.
Peter Davis' books of poetry are Hitler's Mustache and Poetry! Poetry! Poetry! His poems have recently appeared in Court Green, The Equalizer and Best American Poetry 2010. He lives in Muncie, Indiana and teaches at Ball State University. Read more of his work at Artisnecessary.com .
Jennifer L. Knox's new book, The Mystery of the Hidden Driveway was published by Bloof Books in 2010. Her other books, Drunk by Noon and A Gringo Like Me, are also available through Bloof. Jennifer was born in Lancaster, California—home to Frank Zappa, Captain Beefheart, and the Space Shuttle. She has taught poetry writing at Hunter College and New York University. Her work has appeared in numerous publications such as The New Yorker, American Poetry Review, and Ploughshares and in anthologies including Best American Poetry (1997, 2003 and 2006), Great American Prose Poems: From Poet to Present, and Free Radicals: American Poets Before Their First Books. Read her work at www.jenniferlknox.com/.
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Find the complete KGB spring line-up after the jump.
Upcoming, Spring 2011...
March 7 Erika Meitner + Jeanne Marie Beaumont
March 14 Elizabeth Fodaski + Edward Hirsch
March 21 Hosts take over!: Laura Cronk, Megin Jimenez + Michael Quattrone
March 28 Matthew Yeager + David Lehman
April 4 Brian Teare + Jean Valentine
April 11 Matthew Zapruder + Eileen Myles
April 18 Saskia Hamilton + Karl Kirchwey
April 25 Gabrielle Calvocoressi + Andrei Codrescu
May 2 Dorothea Lasky, Star Black + David Yezzi
May 9 Angie Estes + Mitch Sisskind
May 16 Dan Chiasson + Deborah Landau