KGB: FIZZ Reading

October 24, 2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

W.F. Lantry’s poetry collections are The Terraced Mountain (Little Red Tree 2015), The Structure of Desire (Little Red Tree 2012 and a Winner of a 2013 Nautilus Award in Poetry), and The Language of Birds (2011).  He received his PhD in Creative Writing from the University of Houston.  Honors include the National Hackney Literary Award in Poetry, Patricia Goedicke Prize, Crucible Editors’ Prize, Lindberg Foundation International Poetry for Peace Prize (Israel), the Paris Lake Poetry Prize and Potomac Review Prize. His work appears widely online and in print. Bill currently works in Washington, DC and is editor of Peacock Journal.

Richard Peabody is the founder and remaining editor of Gargoyle Magazine and editor (or co-editor) of 25 anthologies including Mondo Barbie and A Different Beat. Peabody taught at Johns Hopkins University for 15 years. His most recent book is The Richard Peabody Reader (Alan Squire Publishers). His next book of poems, “Guinness on the Quay,” is forthcoming from Salmon Poetry in 2019.

Eric Darton is the author of many books including an historical-political-fantasy trilogy titled Free City (W.W. Norton) which was translated into German and Spanish.  The second book of the trilogy is forthcoming.  Darton is executive producer, co-writer and actor in the soon-to-be released feature film Asphalt, Muscle & Bone directed by Bill Hayward.  His best-selling book Divided We Stand examines the World Trade Center from its inception.  ‘Writing at the Crossroads,’ Darton’s weekly prose workshop has been ongoing for many years in New York City.

Roberto Carlos Garcia’s new poetry collection black/Maybe is available from Willow Books. Melancolia, his first collection is available from Cervena Barva Press. Garcia has published poetry and prose in The Root, Those People, Rigorous, Academy of American Poets, Poem-A-Day, Public Pool, Gawker, The Lunch Ticket, Barrelhouse and other venues.  A native New Yorker, he holds an MFA in Poetry and Poetry in Translation from Drew University, and has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize.  Garcia is founder of the cooperative press Get Fresh Books, LLC.  www.robertocarlosgarcia.com

Simon Perchik is the author of 26 books of poetry.  His poems have been published in The New Yorker, Poetry, Partisan Review, The Nation, as well as thousands of literary magazines and zines.  At 94 years young, Perchik continues to write every day and has two new books of poetry forthcoming.  Before his retirement, he was Suffolk County Long Island’s first environmental prosecutor.  He lives and works in East Hampton and in New York City. www.simonperchik.com

Michael Hawley’s short stories have been published in Boston Review, The New Yorker, One Story, The Southern Review and elsewhere. He lives in New York City.

Susan Tepper series host