KGB Monday Night Poetry is pleased to present... ourselves!
Laura Cronk, Megin Jimenez + Michael Quattrone
We are having a reading to celebrate Laura winning the Lexi Rudnitsky First Book Prize <http://www.perseabooks.com/poetryprize.php> from Persea Press & to give Michael a proper send-off. He is hosting his final season after 4 years of curating the series & graciously hosting more than 100 poets at KGB Bar. And did we mention its our birthday month?
Monday, March 21
Reading starts at 7:30pm
Admission is FREE
85 East 4th Street * New York, NY 10003 * Phone: 212-505-3360
Laura Cronk's first book of poems won the 2011 Lexi Rudnitsky First Book Prize and will be published by Persea Press in 2012. Poems have appeared in journals and websites such as Barrow Street, Conduit, Ecotone, RealPoetik, and Washington Square Quarterly and in the anthologies Best American Poetry (2006, 2008), Best American Erotic Poems, and The Bedside Guide to No Tell Motel. She is an Associate Director of the Writing Program at The New School, where she coordinates the Riggio Honors Program: Writing and Democracy. She co-curates the Monday Night Poetry Series at KGB Bar, founded by David Lehman and Star Black.
Read some of her work in No Tell Motel <http://www.notellmotel.org/poem_single.php?id=85_0_1_0> .
Megin Jimenez's poems have appeared in Barrow Street, La Petite Zine, LIT, Sentence and other journals. A graduate of the New School Writing Program, she co-hosts the Monday Night Poetry series at KGB Bar. She works as a translator at the United Nations and lives in Brooklyn.
Read some of her work at La Petite Zine <http://www.lapetitezine.org/issue_24/megin_jimenez_brought_to_you_by.htm> .
Michael Quattrone is the author of the chapbook Rhinoceroses. His work has appeared in Octopus Magazine, Barrow Street and Jacket, and in the anthologies Best American Erotic Poems and The Bedside Guide to No Tell Motel—Second Floor. He is a co-curator of the KGB Monday Night Poetry reading series.
Read some of his poems in Octopus Magazine <http://www.octopusmagazine.com/Issue06/html/poets/michael_quattrone.html> .
Wish you could have made it last week? Get a taste of the doings here. <http://blog.bestamericanpoetry.com/the_best_american_poetry/2011/03/elizabeth-fodaski-edward-hirsch-at-kgb-bar-by-megin-jimenez.html>
Upcoming, Spring 2011...
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 + TK
May 2 Dorothea Lasky, Star Black + David Yezzi
May 9 Angie Estes + Mitch Sisskind
May 16 Dan Chiasson + Deborah Landau