Friday, April 27, 2012

Tomorrow: Nathaniel Farrell, Keith Newton & Matvei Yankelevich read in Gondo Poetry Series

The fort GONDO POETRY series is pleased to present:

Nathaniel Farrell
Keith Newton
Matvei Yankelevich

TOMORROW, April 28 at 7 P.M.


Nathaniel Farrell was born and grew up in Western Pennsylvania before moving to New York City, where he lived for fifteen years. A recent arrival in St. Louis, he is currently completing a dissertation on modern poetics at Columbia University and teaching at Washington University. A collection of two unpublished long poems — "Newcomer" and "The Republic" — is forthcoming from Ugly Duckling Presse.

Keith Newton’s writing has appeared in Denver Quarterly, 1913, Harvard Review, Konundrum Engine, and Typo, among other journals, and his chapbook of poems Sent Forth to Die in a Happy City was published in 2009 by Cannibal Books. He is co-editor of "The Harp & Altar Anthology" (Ellipsis Press, 2010), a selection of writing from the magazine Harp & Altar, which he founded in 2006. He lives in Brooklyn.

Matvei Yankelevich is the author of "Boris by the Sea" (Octopus Books), and the translator of "Today I Wrote Nothing: The Selected Writings of Daniil Kharms" (Ardis/Overlook). His new collection of
poems, "Alpha Donut," has just been released by United Artists Books. He is a member of the writing faculty at the Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts at Bard College and one of the the founding editors of Ugly Duckling Presse, a Brooklyn-based nonprofit publishing collective.

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This is the last reading in this season’s series. Please check our website soon to hear more about next season, which will begin in Fall 2012!

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Readings are sponsored in part by All Along Press.

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