Friday, March 12, 7pm
Amish Trivedi lives in Providence, Rhode Island where he's in Brown's MFA program. His chapbook, Museum of Vandals, is available from Cannibal Books.
Claire Donato lives in Brooklyn, NY and is the author of Someone Else's Body (Cannibal Books 2009). Recent poems have been published or are forthcoming in Black Warrior Review, Boston Review, Columbia Poetry Review, and Action, Yes. She will finish her receive her MFA from Brown University in May 2010.
Melissa Broder is the author of When You Say One Thing but Mean Your Mother (Ampersand Books, February 2010). She is the curator of the Polestar Poetry Series, the chief editor of La Petite Zine and the winner of the Jerome Lowell Dejur Award and the Stark Prize for Poetry. Broder received her BA from Tufts University and is currently in the MFA program at CCNY. By day, she works as a literary publicist. Her poems have appeared in many journals, including: Opium, Shampoo, Conte and The Del Sol Review.
Jason Koo is the author of Man on Extremely Small Island, winner of the 2008 De Novo Poetry Prize. The recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Vermont Studio Center, he has published his poetry and prose in numerous journals, including The Yale Review, North American Review and The Missouri Review. He teaches at NYU and Lehman College and serves as Poetry Editor of Low Rent. He lives in Brooklyn.