2/1: Steven Cramer, Michael Klein, and Jason Koo

Dear Poets,

The winter seems to have come and went. Now is the time for spring poetry.

We are so excited to welcome Steven Cramer, Michael Klein, and Jason Koo to our Multifarious Array stage THIS Friday night at 7 p.m.

Invite your Facebook friends here: https://www.facebook.com/events/307918389329276/.

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: http://www.petescandystore.com/petes_map.html)

Visit us online here: http://www.petescandystore.com/multifarious_array/multifarious_array.html
Also, visit us here: http://multifariousarray.blogspot.com/

Steven Cramer is the author of five collections of poetry, including Clangings (2012) and Goodbye to the Orchard (2004)winner of the Sheila Motton Prize from the New England Poetry Club, and named an Honor Book by the Massachusetts Center for the Book. Recipient of fellowships from the Artists Foundation of Massachusetts and the National Endowment for the Arts, Cramer’s work has appeared in The Atlantic Monthly, Kenyon Review, The Nation, The New Republic, Paris Review, Poetry, and numerous other periodicals.  He directs the Low-Residency MFA Program in Creative Writing at Lesley University.  New Pages wrote that Clangings contains “. . .  combinations that make our hearts beat faster, our synapses glow," and Memorious called it “. . .one of our favorite poetry books of 2012.″

Jason Koo is the author of America’s Favorite Poem (C&R Press, forthcoming 2013) and Man on Extremely Small Island (C&R Press, 2009), winner of the De Novo Poetry Prize and the Asian American Writers’ Workshop Members’ Choice Award for the best Asian American book of 2009. His recent work has appeared in The Yale Review, The Brooklyn Rail, Octopus and elsewhere. The winner of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Vermont Studio Center and the New York State Writers Institute, he is an Assistant Professor of English at Quinnipiac University and Founder and Executive Director of Brooklyn Poets.

Michael Klein's new book of poems, The Talking Day, is just out from Sibling Rivalry Press.  His books of poetry and prose:  Track Conditions and then, we were still living were Lambda Literary Award finalists and his first book of poems, 1990, tied with James Schuyler to win the award in 1993.  A chapbook of short lyric essays, States of Independence, won the inaugural BLOOM Chapbook Prize judged by Rigoberto Gonzalez and his work has appeared in Ploughshares, Tin House, Provincetown Arts, New England Review, American Poetry Review, Poets & Writers as well as many other on-line and in print publications. In addition, he is presently writing a column for Los Angeles Review of Books.  He teaches in the MFA Program at Goddard College and lives in New York and Provincetown, Massachusetts with Andrew, Ruby and Cyrus.

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