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
Erika Meitner is the author of three books of poems: Inventory at the All-night Drugstore and Makeshift Instructions for Vigilant Girls, both from Anhinga Press, and Ideal Cities, which was a 2009 National Poetry Series winner and was published in 2010 by Harper Perennial. Her poems have appeared in publications including Tin House, The New Republic, American Poetry Review, Virginia Quarterly Review, and will be forthcoming in Best American Poetry 2011. Meitner, a native New Yorker, is currently an assistant professor of English at Virginia Tech, where she teaches in the MFA program, and is also completing her doctorate in Religion at the University of Virginia.
Read her work here <http://www.erikameitner.com/> .
Jeanne Marie Beaumont is the author of Burning of the Three Fires (BOA Editions, 2010), Curious Conduct (BOA Editions, 2004), and Placebo (Norton, 1997), and the co-editor of the anthology The Poets’ Grimm: 20th Century Poems from Grimm Fairy Tales. Her poems have been published in numerous anthologies and magazines including Barrow Street, Conduit, LIT, The Manhattan Review, The Nation, New American Writing, Poetry Daily, and World Literature Today. Her poem “Afraid So” was made into a short film by award-winning filmmaker Jay Rosenblatt with narration by Garrison Keillor and has been shown at over two dozen international festivals. She has taught at Rutgers University and currently teaches at the Unterberg Poetry Center of the 92nd St. Y and the Stonecoast low-residency MFA program in Maine.
Read her work here <http://www.jeannemariebeaumont.com/poems.htm> .
Upcoming, Spring 2011...
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