Each month, we will host a local poet for a reading and questions! Our first featured poet is John High (Professor of Creative Writing, English Department, LIU Brooklyn).
Tuesday, October 29, 2013 @ 7:00 PM
John High ranks among the most accomplished and respected poets, translators, and editors of his generation. Founding editor of "Five Fingers Review" and author of "the lives of Thomas," "The Sasha Poems," "The Desire Notebooks," "Bloodline: Selected Writings," "here," and "a book of unknowing," among others, he is one of his generation's foremost translators of contemporary Russian poetry. The principal editor of "Crossing Centuries: The New Generation in Russian Poetry," he is known for his translations of Nina Iskrenko, Ivan Zhdanov, and Alexei Parschikov, among others. A former Fulbright professor at Moscow State Linguistics University, he currently teaches in the creative writing MFA program at LIU Brooklyn.
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His latest book, "you are everything you are not," can be found here: http://www.amazon.com/you-are-