Lawrence Kaplun hosts a poetry reading with Adam Fitzgerald, Maureen McLane, and Stephen Burt. Put it in your calendar. Come hear these incredible poets. Not to be missed.
Adam Fitzgerald is the author of THE LATE PARADE (Liveright / Norton) and serves as editor of the literary journal, Maggy. He also serves as Director of The Ashbery Home School in the Hudson Valley. His poems have appeared in many journals such as Poetry Magazine, Boston Review, Fence, A Public Space, and elsewhere. He teaches in the creative writing program at Rutgers and The New School, and lives in New York City.
Maureen McLane is the author of three books of poems, most recently, THIS BLUE (FSG) which was a finalist for the National Book Award in 2014. MY POETS (FSG), an experimental hybrid of memoir and criticism, was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. Her poems have appeared in many journals such as The New Yorker, Paris Review, Boston Review, Slate and elsewhere. She teaches in the English Department at NYU, and lives in New York City.
Stephen Burt is the author of three books of poems, most recently, BELMONT (Graywolf). He’s one of the most exciting literary critics in the United States, and his essays appear in The New York Times, The New Yorker, Poetry Magazine, Yale Review and elsewhere. His essay collection, CLOSE CALLS WITH NONSENSE (Graywolf) was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. His Ted-Talk, “Why People Need Poetry” appeared in 2013. He teaches in the English Department at Harvard, and lives in the Boston area.