Erin Belieu + Josh Bell
Monday, Sept 29, 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
Erin Belieu was born and raised in Nebraska. Her first book, Infanta (1995), was a winner of the Nationa Poetry Series and named a best book of the year by The Washington Post and Library Journal. Her second collection, One Above & One Below, was the winner of the Midland Authors Prize in poetry and the Ohioana prize, and her most recent collection, Black Box, was a finalist in 2007 for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. Her newest volume, Slant Six, will be released in Nov. 2014 from Copper Canyon. She is presently Director of the Graduate Creative Writing Program at Florida State University. With Cate Marvin, she is the co-founder and co-director of VIDA, a literary organization that seeks to explore critical and cultural perceptions of writing by women through meaningful conversation and the exchange of ideas among existing and emerging literary communities.
Josh Bell is Briggs Copeland Lecturer at Harvard University and the author of the book of poems No Planets Strike. He's recently published work in The New Republic, Tin House, Boston Review, and The New Yorker. A former member of the creative writing faculty at Columbia University, his second books of poems is forthcoming from Copper Canyon Press in the Spring of 2016.
Upcoming, Fall 2014