766 grand street
New York City, New York 11211


DAVID LEHMAN was born in New York City in 1948. He is the author of six books of poems, most recently When a Woman Loves a Man (Scribner, 2005). Among his nonfiction books are The Last Avant-Garde: The Making of the New York School of Poets (Anchor, 1999) and The Perfect Murder (Michigan, 2000). He edited Great American Prose Poems: From Poe to the Present, which appeared from Scribner in 2003. He teaches writing and literature in the graduate writing program of the New School in New York City and offers an undergraduate course each fall on “Great Poems” at New York University. He is the editor of a new edition of The Oxford Book of American Poetry, a one-volume comprehensive anthology of poems from Anne Bradstreet to the present. He initiated The Best American Poetry series in 1988 and received a Guggenheim Fellowship a year later. He lives in New York City and in Ithaca, New York.

ELAINE EQUI is the author of ten books including Surface Tension, Voice-Over, which won the San Francisco State Poetry Award, and The Cloud of Knowable Things. Her latest is Ripple Effect: New & Selected Poems from Coffee House Press. She teaches in the MFA Programs at City College and The New School, and at New York University.

MAIRÉAD BYRNE is employed as Associate Professor of English at Rhode Island School of Design in Providence. She immigrated to America from Ireland in 1994 and earned a PhD in English (Theory & Cultural Studies) from Purdue University in 2001. Recent publications include a poetry collection, Nelson & The Huruburu Bird (Wild Honey Press 2003); three chapbooks Vivas (Wild Honey Press 2005), An Educated Heart (Palm Press 2005), and Kalends (Belladonna* 2005); and a talk, Some Differences Between Poetry & Standup (UbuWeb 2005).



766 Grand Street Brooklyn , NY 11211
(L train to Grand Street Stop, walk 1 block west)

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