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events—The Poetry Project, New York, NY

Edward Foster & John HIgh
read from their new books

Wednesday, December 6 at 8pm
followed by a celebration & reception
The Poetry Project
at St. Marks Church
131 E. 10th St. at 2nd Avenue
New York, NY
All events are $8, $7 for students and seniors, $5 for members

Formerly the poetry editor of MultiCultural Review, Edward Foster is the founding editor of Talisman: A Journal of Contemporary Poetry and Poetics, Talisman House, Publishers, and Jensen/Daniels, Publishers. He has been the recipient of numerous grants and awards and is the Director of the Division of Humanities and Social Sciences in the Imperatore School of Sciences and Arts at the Stevens Institute of Technology. He is the author or editor of two dozen books the most recent of which include Answerable to None: Berrigan, Bronk, and the American Real (1999), The Angelus Bell (2001), Mahrem: Things Men Should Do for Men: A Suite for O (2002); Selected Works (in Russian) (2004); and What He Ought to Know: New and Selected Poems (2006).

John High is the author of eight books, including The Desire Notebooks (Village Voice top 25 books of the year) and the forthcoming novel, Talking God’s Radio Show (Spuyten Duyvil). He is the recipient of four Fulbrights, two National Endowment for the Arts fellowships, and writing awards from the Witter Bynner Foundation, Arts International, and the Academy of American Poets, among others. He is on the faculty of the English Department at Long Island University, Brooklyn where he teaches creative writing and literature. High is currently featured on Web Del Sol's site of “Literary Dialogues with Valued Writers and Poets”.

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