The Imaginary Press Reading Series

The press is imaginary. The poets are real.

Monday, May 07, 2007

May 18th is right around the corner!!!

Would you get a load of who's reading in just under two weeks? Please join us, won't you?

Alex Lemon's first collection of poems is Mosquito (Tin House Books).
At Last Unfolding Congo, a chapbook, is forthcoming from Burning
Chair Books. He also has a memoir forthcoming from Scribner. His
poems have appeared or are forthcoming in numerous magazines
including Tin House, Denver Quarterly, AGNI, Black Warrior Review,
Gulf Coast and Pleiades. His translations (with Wang Ping) of a number
of contemporary Chinese poets are forthcoming in Tin House, Artful
Dodge, New American Writing and other journals. Among his awards
are a 2005 Literature Fellowship in Poetry from the National Endowment
for the Arts and a 2006 Minnesota Arts Board Grant. He is the coeditor
of LUNA: A Journal of Poetry and Translation and is a frequent
contributor to The Bloomsbury Review. Currently, he teaches at
Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Stephen Burt chairs the English Department at MaCalester College
in St. Paul. He writes poems, essays on other people’s poems, books
about poets and shorter piecers about poems, poets, poetry, comics,
science-fiction writers, political controversies, obscure pop groups,
and the Womens National Basketball Association. His books include:
Brief History of North American Youth, Parallel Play, Popular Music,
Randall Jarrell and His Age, Randall Jarrell on W. H. Auden, Shot
Clocks: Poems and an Essay for the WNBA.
Stephen Burt grew up in and around Washington, D.C., attended Harvard
(A.B. 1994) and Oxford, and received his Ph. D. from Yale in 2000.


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