This week we welcome Michael Robbins as our guest blogger. Michael’s first book of poems, Alien vs. Predator, will be published by Penguin in March 2012. His poems have appeared in The New Yorker, Poetry, Harper's, Boston Review, and elsewhere. He reviews books regularly for the London Review of Books, Poetry, The New York Observer, and several other publications . Michael received his PhD in English from the University of Chicago. Read Robert P. Baird's interview with Michael here.
And you can hear Michael read his own poems at one of these upcoming readings:
3/1: AWP Off-site Event, Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont, Chicago, 7-10 pm
3/2: Stop Smiling storefront, 1371 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago, time TBA
4/4: Housing Works Bookstore Cafe, 126 Crosby St, New York (with Sasha Frere-Jones, Kristin Hersh, Sara Marcus, and Choire Sicha), time TBA
4/6: Pete's Candy Store, 709 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn NY, 7:00 pm