Saturday, May 05, 2007

you should come

(Photo by Reb Livingston)

This always happens when I read.

Robert Pinsky
and Alison Stine Davis
Sunday May 6 @ 7pm

Zinc Talk/ Poetry Reading Series
Zinc Bar

90 West Houston Street

(corner of La Guardia Place)
Greenwich Village
New York NY 10012
(212) 477-8337

Robert Pinsky was named the United States Poet Laureate in 1997. He is the author of six books of poetry, including Jersey Rain (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2000); The Figured Wheel: New and Collected Poems 1966-1996 (1996), which won the 1997 Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize and was a Pulitzer Prize nominee; and The Want Bone (1990). In 1999 he co-edited Americans' Favorite Poems: The Favorite Poem Project Anthology with Maggie Dietz (W.W. Norton & Company, Inc.). He has also published four books of criticism; and two books of translation, including The Inferno of Dante (1994), which received the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and the Harold Morton Landon Translation Award. He teaches in the graduate writing program at Boston University.

Alison Stine Davis is the author of Lot of My Sister (Kent State University Press, 2001), winner of the Wick Prize. At nineteen, she became the only female undergraduate poet published in The Kenyon Review. Her work has appeared in The Paris Review, Poetry, The Antioch Review, Tin House, New England Review, and many others. Her awards include a Wallace Stegner Fellowship from Stanford University. Formerly the Emerging Writer Lecturer at Gettysburg College, she is on the faculty of the Denison University Reynolds Writers’ Workshop. She lives with her husband and her stepson, and is completing a novel.