Charlie Bondhus, Andres Cerpa, Rachel Hadas, and Gardner McFall
Where: Book Culture
536 W. 112th St.
212-865-1588 Price: Free
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Join us at Book Culture on 112th on Tuesday, March 5th at 7pm for an evening of poetry with Charlie Bondhus, Andrés Cerpa, Rachel Hadas, and Gardner McFall on their new collections, Divining Bones (Bondus), Bicycle in A Ransacked City: An Elegy (Cerpa), Poems for Camilla (Hadas), Iphigenia Plays (Hadas) and On The Line (McFall).
Charlie Bondhus is the author of All the Heat We Could Carry, winner of the Thom Gunn Award for Gay Poetry. His work has appeared in Poetry, The Missouri Review, Columbia Journal, Hayden’s Ferry Review, Bellevue Literary Review, Nimrod, and Copper Nickel. He has received fellowships from the Virginia Center for Creative Arts, the Sundress Academy for the Arts, and the Hawthornden Castle International Retreat for Writers. He is associate professor of English at Raritan Valley Community College (NJ). Visit his website: http://charliebondhus.com.
Andrés Cerpa is the author of Bicycle in a Ransacked City: An Elegy, from Alice James Books. A recipient of fellowships from the McDowell Colony and Canto Mundo, his work has appeared or is forthcoming in Ploughshares, Poem-a-Day, The Kenyon Review, TriQuarterly, The Rumpus, Frontier Poetry, West Branch, Wildness + elsewhere. He is the Poetry Editor of Epiphany Magazine.
Rachel Hadas, a professor of English at Rutgers University–Newark, is the author of many books of poetry, essays, and translations, including Questions in the Vestibule (Northwestern, 2016) and Strange Relation: A Memoir of Marriage, Dementia, and Poetry. She is the editor (with Peter Constantine, Edmund Keeley, and Karen Van Dyck) of the anthology The Greek Poets: Homer to the Present.
A native Floridian and Navy junior, Gardner McFall is the author of two books of poems, THE PILOT’S DAUGHTER and RUSSIAN TORTOISE and two children’s books, JONATHAN’S CLOUD and NAMING THE ANIMALS. She is also the author of AMELIA: THE LIBRETTO, for the opera AMELIA, scheduled to premiere at Seattle Opera in May 2010 with music by Daron Hagen and story by Stephen Wadsworth. She is the editor of MADE WITH WORDS, a prose miscellany by May Swenson, and the author of the introduction and notes for a Barnes & Noble Classics edition of Kenneth Grahame’s THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS. Her poems have appeared in THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, PARIS REVIEW, SEWANEE REVIEW, SOUTHWEST REVIEW, TIN HOUSE, and elsewhere. She lives in New York City and teaches at Hunter College.Buy tickets/get more info now