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PLU Open Mic featuring John High

June 12, 2014 @ 8:00 pm

John High is our guest this week. He is the author of numerous books, including the lives of thomasThe Sasha PoemsBloodline—Selected Writings, and the novel,The Desire Notebooks (selected by the Village Voice Literary Supplement as one of the top 25 books of its year).  His most recent collection of poetry, you are everything you are not, is the third part of a trilogy—a book of unknowing and here (Talisman House). His work has appeared recently in Ugly Duckling Presse (6×6), The Brooklyn Rail, New American WritingPoems by Sunday,Conjunctions, among many other places. A recipient of four Fulbright Fellowships, two NEA’s, grants from the Witter Bynner Foundation, Arts International, and the Academy of American Poets, he is an honorary member of the Moscow Club Poetry. He was a founding editor of Five Fingers Review and the translator of several books of contemporary Russian poetry and the chief editor for Crossing Centuries—The New Russian Poetry.  His translations of Osip Mandelstam have appeared in The Nation, Fulcrum, Denver QuarterlyPen America, and Poetry. He teaches in the MFA Creative Writing Program at LIU Brooklyn.


June 12, 2014
8:00 pm
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