Sunday, February 22, 2009

Monday Night Poetry Reading Series at KGB Bar

Here's info about a free weekly event from contributor Megin Jimenez:
The legendary KGB Bar Monday Night Poetry Reading Series kicks off its Spring 2009 season on February 23rd at 7:30 PM with readings by Jill Alexander Essbaum, author of the surprising new book of poems Necropolis, and Robert Polito who will read from his much anticipated new book Hollywood and God. Other poets scheduled to read in the weekly series include former Poet Laureate, Billy Collins; editor of the prestigious Wave Books, Joshua Beckman; Whiting Award Winner Linda Gregg; as well as highly acclaimed poets J.D. McClatchy, Ron Padgett, Jean Valentine, and C.K. Williams.

The series is curated and hosted by poets Laura Cronk, Megin Jimenez and Michael Quattrone.

KGB Monday Night Poetry Reading Series Spring 2009
Monday nights at 7:30pm; Admission is FREE
  • February 23 Jill Alexander Essbaum & Robert Polito
  • March 2 Jason Schneiderman & Elaine Equi
  • March 9 Wendy Mnookin & J.D. McClatchy
  • March 16 Larry Felson & Linda Gregg
  • March 23 Elena Karina Byrne & Joshua Beckman
  • March 30 Sally Ashton & Nin Andrews
  • April 6 Farrah Field & Philip Fried
  • April 13 Monica Ferrell & Jean Valentine
  • April 20 Laura Sims & Matthew Rohrer
  • April 27 George Green & Billy Collins
  • May 4 Bill Zavatsky & Ron Padgett
  • May 11 Florence Cassen Mayers & C.K. Williams
  • May 18 Justin Marks & Jeffrey Yang
  • May 19 @ Bryant Park: Jennifer Michael Hecht, Paul Violi & David Lehman

KGB Bar, 85 East 4th Street, New York, NY 10003
Phone: 212-505-3360

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