Events

July 17

Poetry Reading with Greg Wrenn, Billy Merrell, & Paul Legault

« Back to Events
This event has passed.
Event:
Poetry Reading with Greg Wrenn, Billy Merrell, & Paul Legault
Start:
July 17, 2014 7:00 PM
End:
July 17, 2014 9:00 PM
Organizer:
Greg
Phone:
646 457 0859
contact@bgsqd.com
Updated:
June 27, 2014
Venue:
Bureau of General Services–Queer Division
Phone:
646 457 0859
Address:
Google Map
83A Hester Street, New York, NY, 10002, United States
July 17
Three emerging gay poets will read from their latest collections: Greg Wrenn (Centaur), Billy Merrell (Talking in the Dark), and Paul Legault (The Other Poems and The Emily Dickinson Reader).

 Greg Wrenn

Greg Wrenn is the author of Centaur (The University of Wisconsin Press, 2013).  A Jones Lecturer at Stanford University, he has received the Brittingham Prize in Poetry and a Stegner Fellowship.  His poems have appeared or are forthcoming in The Best American Poetry 2014The American Poetry Review,  Kenyon Review, The New Republic, and elsewhere He is currently working on a book of linked essays about coral reefs, the impermanence of beauty, and human destiny.  (gregwrenn.com)
 
Billy-Merrell-June-2014
Billy Merrell is the author of Talking in the Dark, a poetry memoir (Scholastic, 2003), and co-editor of The Full Spectrum: A New Generation of Writing about GLBTQ, and Other Identities (Knopf, 2006), which received a Lambda Literary Award. Merrell also writes for children, and is a contributor to Spirit Animals: Tales of the Great Beasts, part of the New York Times bestselling series. He lives in Brooklyn, New York. Find him online at www.talkinginthedark.com.
 
Legault5
Paul Legault is the author of three books of poetry: The Madeleine Poems (Omnidawn 2010), The Other Poems (Fence, 2011), and The Emily Dickinson Reader (McSweeney’s, 2012). He co-edits Telephone Books, an imprint of Nightboat Books focused on works of radical translation. Currently he is a Writer in Residence at Washington University in St. Louis, and can be found here: www.theotherpaul.com.

 
 
 
 
 

EVENTS HOME