This week we welcome back Megin Jimenez as our guest blogger. Megin was born in Mérida, Venezuela and grew up in Denver. Her poems have appeared in Barrow Street, Denver Quarterly, La Petite Zine, LIT, NOÖ Journal, and Sentence, among other journals. A graduate of The New School Writing Program, she works as a translator and lives in Brooklyn.
Welcome back, Megin.
If you missed John Lane's posts last week, you can find them here.
In other news . . .
Happy 25th birthday The Best American Poetry! Launch readings will celebrate publication of the Best of the Best American Poetry with selections made by Robert Pinsky.
Boston - April 4, 6:00 PM: Metcalf Building, George Sherman Union, 775 Commonwealth Avenue, Second Floor, Boston, MA. With Robert Pinsky, David Lehman, Frank Bidart, Carl Phillips, Lloyd Schwartz, Charles Simic, Rosanna Warren, and Franz Wright. Details here.
NYC - April 11, 7:00 PM: Tishman Auditorium, Alvin Johnson/J. M. Kaplan Hall, 66 West 12th Street, New York, NY. With Robert Pinsky, David Lehman, Mark Doty, Edward Hirsch, Richard Howard, Marie Howe, Major Jackson, Lawrence Joseph, Yusef Komunyakaa, Sarah Manguso, J.D. McClatchy, Paul Muldoon, Meghan O'Rourke,Thomas Sleigh, Susan Wheeler, and C. K. Williams.
Both events are free.