Friday, April 12, 2013

Reading Thursday, June 6, at 7 pm.

Three amazing poets are coming in in a couple months to read. The details:

D. Nurkse is the author of ten books of poetry, most recently A NIGHT IN BROOKLYN. He received a Literature Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

Philip Fried’s most recent book, EARLY/LATE: NEW AND SELECTED POEMS (Salmon, 2011), was called “skillful and memorable” by Publishers Weekly. In the fall of 2013, Salmon will bring out INTERROGATING WATER AND OTHER POEMS.

Tim Liardet has produced seven collections of poetry. His third collection Competing with the Piano Tuner was a Poetry Book Society Special Commendation and short-listed for the Whitbread Poetry Prize and his fourth— To the God of Rain— a Poetry Book Society Recommendation for Spring 2003.The Blood Choir, his fifth collection, won an Arts Council England Writer’s Award as a collection-in-progress, was a Poetry Book Society Recommendation for Summer 2006 and shortlisted for the TS Eliot Prize for best collection of that year. The Storm House, his seventh collection, was published by Carcanet in June 2011. Madame Sasoo Goes Bathing, a pamphlet, appears this year; his next full collection is due from Carcanet in September 2014; his New and Selected Poems, from the same publisher, in September 2015. He is Professor of Poetry at Bath Spa University, England.

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