We hope to see you at these events next weekend in Chicago:
Saturday, March 3, 12:00 noon-1:15 pm: Anthologizing the Canon: Five Editors Discuss the Role of Annual Anthologies in Contemporary Literature. Wiliford A, Hilton Chicago, 3rd Floor
Series editors Laura Furman (PEN/O.Henry), Jesse Nathan (Best American Nonrequired Reading), David Lehman (Best American Poetry), Martin Riker (Best European Fiction), and D. Seth Horton (Best of the West) gather to discuss the relationships between annual anthologies and the general state of contemporary literature.
Saturday, March 3, 3:00 - 4:15 News that Stays News: The Best American Poetry Blog and the Future of Electronic Publishing Continental A, Hilton Chicago, Lobby Level ( Emma Trelles, David Lehman, Stacey Harwood, Laura Orem, and Stephanie Brown)
The Best American Poetry Blog resembles a newspaper created anew each day by its editors, correspondents, and numerous guest bloggers from around the world. Blog readers will find everything from poetry to jazz to literary controversies to digital publishing. Launched in February of 2008, the blog gives its writers new forms, means, and opportunities to reach a steadily growing readership. Panelists are the blog’s editors, correspondents, and guest bloggers.