KGB Monday Night Poetry is pleased to present our season finale . . .
Dan Chiasson + Deborah Landau
Hosted by Laura Cronk, Megin Jimenez and Michael Quattrone
Reading starts at 7:30pm
Admission is FREE
85 East 4th Street * New York, NY 10003 * Phone: 212-505-3360 <tel:212-505-3360>
Deborah Landau is the author of two collections of poetry, Orchidelirium and The Last Usable Hour (forthcoming from Copper Canyon Press). Her poems have appeared in many journals and anthologies, including The Paris Review, Tin House, The Kenyon Review, and The Best American Erotic Poems. For many years she co-directed the KGB Bar Monday Night Poetry Series. She co-hosts the video interview program "Open Book" on Slate.com and is the director of the Creative Writing Program at New York University.
Read some of her work in The Awl <http://www.theawl.com/2010/06/the-poetry-section-deborah-landau-all-else-fails> .
Dan Chiasson is the author of three collections of poetry, Where’s the Moon, There’s the Moon, The Afterlife of Objects and Natural History, and a book of criticism, One Kind of Everything: Poem and Person in Contemporary America. His essays on poetry appear widely. The recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, an Academy Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and a Whiting Writers Award, Chiasson teaches at Wellesley College..
Read some of his poems at The Poetry Foundation <http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/dan-chiasson> .
Thank you to all of our readers for a fantastic season!
February 21 Jeremy Schmall + Anthony McCann
February 28 Bloof Books Poets: Shanna Compton, Peter Davis, Jennifer L. Knox
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
May 2 Dorothea Lasky, Star Black + David Yezzi
May 9 Mitch Sisskind
May 16 Dan Chiasson + Deborah Landau
Enjoy the summer sunshine! We will be back in September.