This week we welcome Joshua Mehigan as our guest author. Joshua's poems have recently appeared in The New Yorker, The Paris Review, and Poetry, which awarded him its 2013 Levinson Prize. His second book, Accepting the Disaster, is forthcoming from Farrar, Straus and Giroux in 2014. Find out more about Joshua Mehigan here.
In other news . . .
Thursday, September 19th
The Best American Poetry 2013 Launch Reading
The New School, Tishman Auditorium,
66 W. 12th Street, NYC FREE.
Join series editor David Lehman and guest editor Denise Duhamel as they hosts this year’s star-studded launch of The Best American Poetry 2013. The Washington Post has called the series an “essential purchase," and the Chicago Tribune dubbed it "a 'best' anthology that really lives up to its title." Readers are to include BAP 2013 contributors Kim Addonizio,John Hennessy, Anna Maria Hong, Major Jackson, Lawrence Joseph, Noelle Kocot, Dorothea Lasky, Amy Lawless, Amy Lemmon, Anthony Madrid, Sally Wen Mao, Vijay Seshadri, Mitch Sisskind, Stephanie Strickland, Jean Valentine, Angela Veronica Wong, and Wendy Xu.
Books will be for sale.