September 17, 2009

Tina Kelley - New School, Sept. 24

A gala launch:

"The Best American Poetry 2009"

A poem by Tina Kelley that appeared in the Southwest Review has been selected for the 2009 edition of The Best American Poetry, an honor she shares with Billy Collins, John Ashbery and other noted poets.

Tina and other honorees will read from their work.

BEST AMERICAN POETRY 2009 Reading @ The New School

Thursday, September 24, 7:00 p.m.
Tishman Auditorium
Alvin Johnson/J. M. Kaplan Hall
66 West 12th Street

David Lehman, series editor of "The Best American Poetry" and poetry coordinator of the New School's MFA program, will introduce poets chosen by David Wagoner for the 2009 volume, the 22nd edition of the acclaimed annual anthology. Featured poets include John Ashbery, Billy Collins, Mark Doty, Douglas Goetsch, Dolores Hayden, Jennifer Michael Hecht, Richard Howard, Tina Kelley, Phillis Levin, Tom Sleigh and more.

Free; seating is first-come first-served

File photo, by Anthony Buccino, Copyright 2009, all rights reserved.

A reading for "The Best American Poetry 2009"
Thursday, Sept. 24 at 7 p.m.

New School's Tishman Auditorium
66 West 12 Street, near the SE corner 12th St/6th Ave

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