KGB Monday Night Poetry is pleased to present...
Richard Howard + Julie Sheehan
Monday, Sept 22, 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
Richard Howard is the author of numerous volumes of poetry, including Trappings: New Poems (Turtle Point Press, 1999); Selected Poems (Penguin, 1991); No Traveller (Knopf, 1989); Findings (Atheneum, 1971) and Untitled Subjects (Atheneum, 1969), for which he received the Pulitzer Prize. His newest volume A Progressive Education will be out in October, 2014 from Turtle Point Press. He has published more than 150 translations from the French, including works by André Gide, Jean Giraudoux, Jean Cocteau, Albert Camus, Simone de Beauvoir, Charles de Gaulle, André Breton, Alain Robbe-Grillet, Roland Barthes, Emil Cioran, Claude Simon, and Stendhal, as well as Charles Baudelaire’s Les Fleurs du mal, for which he received the 1983 American Book Award for translation....Howard's honors include the Levinson Prize, the Harriet Monroe Memorial Prize, the National Institute of Arts and Letters Literary Award, the Ordre National du Mérite from the French government, and the PEN Translation Medal, as well as fellowships from the Academy of American Poets, the Guggenheim Foundation, and the MacArthur Foundation. He is a former Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets and lives in New York City, where he teaches in the Writing Division of the School of the Arts, Columbia University.
Julie Sheehan's three poetry collections are Bar Book, Orient Point and Thaw. Her honors include a Whiting Writers’ Award and NYFA Fellowship in Poetry. Her poems have appeared in many magazines and anthologies, most recently POOL, Pleiades, Raritan and The New Yorker. She teaches in and directs the MFA program at Stony Brook Southampton.
Upcoming, Fall 2014
Sept 29 Erin Belieu + Josh Bell
Oct 6 Camille Rankine + Rusty Morrison
Oct 13 Matthea Harvey + Brett Fletcher Lauer
Oct 20 Star Black + James Richardson
Oct 27 David Lehman + Dara Wier
Nov 3 William Wenthe + Steven Karl + Lisa Jarnot
Nov 10 An Evening of Agriculture Reader's Poets: Jeremy Schmall + Justin Taylor + More
Nov 17 Annual National Book Award Judges Reading:
Robert Polito + Eileen Myles + Katie Peterson + Rowan Ricardo Phillips Nov 24 Timothy Liu + Justin Marks
Dec 1 Patricia Spears Jones + Shanna Compton
Dec 8 Mark Doty + Vijay Seshadri + Season Finale Party!