Joshua Beckman, Caroline Knox, and David Shapiro this Friday, April 22!


Come to Pete's Candy Store this Friday, April 22, to see





read their poems!

Readings start at 7 p.m. sharp.

Here is the Facebook event page:

Bios and pics below.

See you there,
Dorothea Lasky


The Multifarious Array is a semi-monthly reading series featuring the very best poets at the very best place (Pete's Candy Store).

Pete's Candy Store is located at 709 Lorimer in Williamsburg Brooklyn. Take the G to the Metropolitan stop or the L to the Lorimer stop. (Map:

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Caroline Knox's seventh book, Nine Worthies, appeared from Wave Books in September 2010. The entire book takes place in 1756 in Boston and Newport. Caroline has recent or forthcoming work in Boston Review, A Public Space, Denver Quarterly, notnostrums, Octopus, and elsewhere.

Joshua Beckman was born in New Haven, Connecticut. He is the author of seven books, including Take It (Wave Books, 2009), Shake and two collaborations with Matthew Rohrer: Nice Hat. Thanks. and Adventures While Preaching the Gospel of Beauty. He is an editor at Wave Books and has translated numerous works of poetry and prose, including 5 Meters of Poems by Carlos Oquendo de Amat and Poker by Tomaz Salamun, which was a finalist for the PEN America Poetry in Translation Award. He is also the recipient of numerous other awards, including a NYFA fellowship and a Pushcart Prize. He lives in Seattle and New York.

David Shapiro is the author of more than 20 books of poetry, literary criticism, and art history. Poetry books include January, Poems from Deal, A Man Holding an Acoustic Panel, The Page-Turner, Lateness, House (Blown Apart), To an Idea, After a Lost Original, and Burning Interior. He is a past recipient of the award for experimental poetry, given every three years by the National Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, has won National Endowment for the Humanities and National Endowment for the Arts fellowships, been nominated for a National Book Award, and been the recipient of numerous grants for his work.

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