Please join us for the next evening of Chin Music, the Pacific Standard Poetry Reading Series. On March 12th, we are featuring three excellent poets: Lewis Warsh, Cecily Parks, and Zachary Sussman. Other writers to be featured in Chin Music this season include Sophie Cabot Black, Major Jackson, James Hoch, Anna Journey, Rebecca Keith, Oni Buchanan, and David Baker. Series curated by Colin Cheney.
Please note our earlier reading time of 7:00PM.
Lewis Warsh is the author of numerous books of poetry, fiction and autobiography, including THE ORIGIN OF THE WORLD, TOUCH OF THE WHIP, AVENUE OF ESCAPE and TED’S FAVORITE SKIRT. He is co-editor of THE ANGEL HAIR ANTHOLOGY, editor and publisher of United Artists Books, and director of the MFA Program in Creative Writing at Long Island University in Brooklyn. A new book, INSEPARABLE: POEMS 1995-2005, was published by Granary Books in 2008.
Cecily Parks is the author of FIELD FOLLY SNOW (University of Georgia Press/VQR Poetry Series, 2008) and the chapbook COLD WORK (Poetry Society of America, 2005). She is a PhD candidate in English at the CUNY Graduate Center, where she is working on a dissertation about swamps and American literature.
Zachary Sussman is the host and creator of the OnEarth Magazine poetry podcast, a publication of the Natural Resources Defense Council. In addition to serving as Poetry Editor for Small Anchor Press, he works as the Coordinator of New York University’s Graduate Program in Creative Writing. He lives in Brooklyn.