KGB Monday Night Poetry is pleased to present...
Estha Weiner + D. Nurkse
Monday, Oct 28, 2013
Hosted by John Deming and Matthew Yeager
Series founded in 1997 by Star Black and David Lehman
Doors open at 7:00 pm
Reading starts at 7:30pm
Admission is FREE
85 East 4th Street * New York, NY
D. Nurkse is the author of ten books of poetry, most recently A Night in Brooklyn, The Border Kingdom, Burnt Island, andThe Fall, from Alfred Knopf. He is the recipient of a Literature Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, a Guggenheim fellowship in poetry, two National Endowment for the Arts fellowships, two New York Foundation for the Arts fellowships, the Whiting Writers Award, and prizes from The Poetry Foundation and the Tanne Foundation. He served as poet laureate of Brooklyn from 1996 to 2001. His work has been translated into French, Russian, Italian, Estonian, and other languages
Estha Weiner is the author of In the Weather of the World (Salmon Poetry, 2013), The Mistress Manuscript (Book Works, 2009) and Transfiguration Begins At Home (Tiger Bark Press, 2009). Her poems have appeared in numerous anthologies and magazines, including The New Republic and Barrow Street. Estha Weiner is co-editor and contributor to Blues For Bill: A Tribute To William Matthews (Akron Poetry Series, 2005). She was a 2005 winner of the Paterson Poetry Prize, and a 2008 Visiting Scholar at the Shakespeare Institute, Stratford, England. Estha is a professor in the English Dept. at City College of NY, and in her previous life, she was an actor and worked for BBC radio.