KGB Monday Night Poetry is pleased to present...
Mary Jo Salter + David Lehman
Monday, Feb. 24, 2014
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
David Lehman is the author of many collections of poems, including New and Selected Poems (Scribner, 2013), Yeshiva Boys(Scriber, 2011), When a Woman Loves a Man (Scribner, 2005), Jim and Dave Defeat the Masked Man (with James Cummins, Soft Skull Press, 2005), and The Evening Sun (Scribner, 2002). Among his books of non-fiction are A Fine Romance: Jewish Songwriters, American Songs (Shocken Books, 2009) and The Last Avant-Garde: The Making of the New York School of Poets(Doubleday, 1998), which was named a "Book to Remember 1999" by the New York Public Library. He edited The Oxford Book of American Poetry (Oxford University Press, 2006), and is the series editor of The Best American Poetry. He is on the core faculty of the graduate writing programs at the New School and New York University. He lives in New York City and Ithaca, NY.
Mary Jo Salter was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She was educated at Harvard and Cambridge and taught at Mount Holyoke College for many years. She is the author of seven collections of poetry, including A Kiss in Space, Sunday Skaters, andA Phone Call to the Future: New and Selected Poems, all from from Knopf. Her most recent volume is Nothing by Design. Also the author of a children's book, The Moon Comes Home, and a coeditor of The Norton Anthology of Poetry, she is Andrew W. Mellon Professor in The Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins University and lives in Baltimore.