KGB Monday Night Poetry is pleased to present...
Justin Marks + Dorothea Lasky
Monday, Oct 7, 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
Dorothea Lasky is the author of three full-length collections of poetry: Thunderbird (Wave Books, 2012), Black Life (Wave Books, 2010), and AWE (Wave Books, 2007). She is also the author of six chapbooks: Matter: A Picturebook (Argos Books, 2012), The Blue Teratorn (Yes Yes Books, 2012), Poetry is Not a Project (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2010), Tourmaline (Transmission Press, 2008), The Hatmaker’s Wife (2006), Art (H_NGM_N Press, 2005), and Alphabets and Portraits (Anchorite Press, 2004). Born in St. Louis in 1978, her poems have appeared in American Poetry Review, Boston Review, Columbia Poetry Review, Gulf Coast, The Laurel Review, MAKE magazine, Phoebe, Poets & Writers Magazine, The New Yorker, Tin House, The Paris Review, and 6x6, among other places. Currently, she is an Assistant Professor of Poetry at Columbia University's School of the Arts and lives in New York City.
Justin Marks's second book of poems, You’re Going to Miss Me When You’re Bored, is forthcoming from Barrelhouse Books in 2014. His first book is A Million in Prizes (New Issues, 2009), and his latest chapbooks are We Used to Have Parties (Dikembe Press, forthcoming) and Best Practices (Greying Ghost, 2013). Recent work has appeared in Denver Quarterly, Matter Barrelhouse, Leveler and Interrupture. He is a co-founder of Birds, LLC, an independent poetry press, and lives in Queens, NY with his wife and their 4 year-old twin son and daughter.
Upcoming, Fall 2013
Oct 14 Amanda Smeltz + Jennifer Michael Hecht
Oct 21 Geoffrey Nutter + Stephanie Ford
Oct 28 Estha Weiner + d. Nurkse
Nov 4 Star Black + Meena Alexander + Amy Lawless
Nov 11 Craig Morgan Teicher + Alex Dimitrov
Nov 18 Joshua Beckman + Geoffrey G. O'Brien
Nov 25 Sophie Cabot Black + Lisa Olstein
Dec 2 David Lehman + Kim Addonizio
Dec 9 TBA + TBA