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KGB Reading Series

Monday @ KGB: David Lehman & Dara Wier

The KGB Monday Night Poetry Reading Series

Hosted by Laura Cronk, Megin Jimenez & Michael Quattrone
Presents . . .
David Lehman & Dara Wier
Monday, December 7 @ 7:30 PM
Admission is FREE

Dara Wier’s Selected Poems, surveying 9 previous books, was released this fall by Wave Books. Other recent titles include Remnants of HannahReverse Rapture and Hat on a Pond, all from Wave.  Her work has been supported by The Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Massachusetts Cultural Council, the Poetry Center Book Award and the American Poetry Review .  New work can be found in Fou, Bat City Review, The Blue Letter, notnostrums, poetrysky, The Nation, Circumference and LIT.  She teaches in the MFA Program for poets and writers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and co-directs its Juniper Initiative for literary arts and action.  Along with Guy Pettit and Emily Pettit she edits and publishes for Factory Hollow Press.

David Lehman was born in New York city in 1948. His books of poetry include Yeshiva Boys (2009), When a Woman Loves a Man (2005), The Evening Sun (2002), and The Daily Mirror (2000), all from Scribner. Lehman has edited The Oxford Book of American Poetry (Oxford University Press, 2006), The Best American Erotic Poems (Scribner, 2008) and Great American Prose Poems (Scribner 2003), among other collections. He has written six nonfiction books, most recently A Fine Romance: Jewish Songwriters, American Songs (Nextbook, 2009). He has received fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts as well as the Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He has taught in the graduate writing program of the New School in New York City since the program’s inception in 1996. He initiated the Best American Poetry Series in 1988. He lives in New York City.

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For the complete KGB fall lineup, click here.


October 31, 2014

October 27, 2014

October 26, 2014

October 17, 2014

October 13, 2014

October 06, 2014

September 28, 2014

September 21, 2014

September 08, 2014

May 11, 2014

May 02, 2014

April 25, 2014

April 18, 2014

April 11, 2014

April 05, 2014

March 28, 2014

March 21, 2014

March 17, 2014

March 10, 2014

March 03, 2014

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I left it
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from New and Selected Poems by David Lehman

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