STATE OF THE UNION Philadelphia event!
In honor of a new anthology published by Wave Books---State of the Union: 50 Political Poems, edited by Joshua Beckman and Matthew Zapruder (Wave, $14.00)---we present a poetry reading in the same spirit: "From rough optimism to sharp criticism, fifty American poets present new work dissecting the current political climate in America. Wide-ranging writers bring their bold and urgent voices to this collection, which includes the work of John Ashbery, Lucille Clifton, Terrance Hayes, Eileen Myles, Reginald Shepherd, CAConrad and John Yau, among many others." SEE ANTHOLOGY HERE.
READERS INCLUDE: CAConrad, Dan Featherston, Ish Klein, Sueyeun Juliette Lee, Bill Marsh, Frank Sherlock and Nathaniel Siegel.
OCTOBER 12TH at 4PM
108 S. 13TH STREET
THERE IS ALSO A 50 DAY COUNTDOWN BLOG CONNECTED TO THE ANTHOLOGY CLICK HERE.