Thursday, March 04, 2010
Full info on my reading in NYC
March 22, 2010, 7 p.m.
11th Street Bar, 510 East 11th Street, New York, NY
Triptych Readings Series
Join us for a great reading by Henri Cole, David Gewanter, and Eduardo C. Corral. We are also celebrating the highly anticipated selected poems, Pierce the Skin, by Henri Cole, and the new book, War Bird, by David Gewanter.
Henri Cole's selected poems, Pierce the Skin, published in March 2010, brings together poems from the past twenty-five years, including work from early virtuosic books, long out of print, as well as his more recent books, Middle Earth (2003), winner of the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Prize and a Pulitzer prize finalist, and Blackbird and Wolf (2007), winner of the Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize and the Lambda Literary Award. His numerous other awards include a Guggenheim fellowship, the Rome Prize, two National Endowment of The Arts fellowships, and a United States Artist Fellowship. He lives in Boston and teaches at Ohio State University in Columbus.
David Gewanter is author of three poetry books: War Bird, just out from U. Chicago Press; The Sleep of Reason(Chicago, 2003), finalist for the James Laughlin prize; and In the Belly (Chicago, 1997), awarded the John Zacharis First Book award. He is co-editor, with Frank Bidart, of Robert Lowell: Collected Poems (FSG; Faber, 2003), winner of an Ambassador Book Award (English-Speaking Union–US), and named “Book of the Year” (Contemporary Poetry Review). The recipient of a Witter Bynner fellowship, a Whiting Foundation Writer’s award, and a Hopwood award, he teaches at Georgetown and lives in Washington DC.
Eduardo C. Corral holds degrees from ASU and the Iowa Writers' Workshop. His poems are featured in a Web Del Sol chapbook. His work has appeared in Ploughshares, Poetry Northwest, Post Road, The Nation, and Verse Daily. He's the interview editor for Boxcar Poetry Review. His work has been honored with a "Discovery"/The Nation award and residencies from The MacDowell Colony and Yaddo. He was the Olive B. O'Connor Fellow in Creative Writing at Colgate University in 2007/08. In the fall of 2008 he was the Philip Roth Resident in Creative Writing at Bucknell University.