Third Sunday Poets Our featured poets all have books published by the Princeton Series of Contemporary Poets Sunday, May 19th, 4pm Since its inception in 1975, the Princeton Series of Contemporary Poets is one of the most important publishing projects of its kind, winning praise from critics and poets alike. Previously published books include works by figures such as Susan Stewart, Robert Pinsky, Ann Lauterbach, Jorie Graham, and Jay Wright. Now relaunched under the editorship of Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and New Yorker poetry editor Paul Muldoon, the series continues to publish the best work of today's emerging and established poets.
Anthony Carelli studied at the University of Wisconsin?Madison and New York University. In 2011 he was awarded a Hodder Fellowship at Princeton University. His poems have appeared in various magazines, including the New Yorker. His first book of poems, Carnations (Princeton, 2011), was named a finalist for the 2011 Levis Reading Prize. Anthony lives in Brooklyn, New York and teaches expository writing at New York University.
Jessica Greenbaum is the author of two collections of poetry: Inventing Difficulty, which won the Gerald Cable Prize in 2000, and The Two Yvonnes, a 2012 selection in the Princeton University Press Series of Contemporary Poets. She is the poetry editor for the annual upstreet, and facilitates a poetry reading-and-writing group for older adults at Lenox Hill Neighborhood House. Her poems and personal essays have appeared in journals from The Alaska Quarterly Review to Zeek, and from The New Yorker to Poetry London. Gary J. Whitehead is the author of three books of poetry, the most recent of which is A Glossary of Chickens, published last month by Princeton University Press. His work has appeared in the New Yorker and has been featured on Garrison Keillor's public radio program the Writer's Almanac. Whitehead teaches English at Tenafly High School in New Jersey and lives in New York's Hudson Valley.
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Created by Greenlight’s own Angel Nafis, Greenlight Bookstore’s quarterly poetry series, the Greenlight Poetry Salon, welcomes locally and nationally celebrated poets. Tonight’s reading features three amazing poets with diverse backgrounds and strong ties to Brooklyn. Vietnam native and Brooklyn resident Ocean Vuong is the author most recently of the chapbook Burnings; a Kundiman fellow, he is also the recipient of an Academy of American Poets prize and six Pushcart Prize nominations. Passionate Fort Greene dweller Jessica Greenbaum was a Discovery / The Nation prize winner and recipient of PEN's Emerging Writer Award. Her second poetry collection, The Two Yvonnes, was chosen by Paul Muldoon for Princeton’s Series of Contemporary Poets. Brooklyn native Ishmael “Ish” Islam is the current NYC Youth Poet Laureate, and a champion of the youth poetry scene through Urban Word NYC. Meet at Greene is his first poetry collection.
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