KGB: Monday Night Poetry - Nick Twemlow + Timothy Donnelly

March 05, 2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Poet and filmmaker Nick Twemlow is a senior editor of the Iowa Review and co-editor of Canarium Books. His first collection of poetry, Palm Trees (2012), won the Norma Farber first book award from the Poetry Society of America.  His newest collection, Attributed to the Harrow Painter, is newly out from Kuhl House Poets.  Twemlow’s films have played Athens, FLEX, Slamdance, Shnit International, SXSW, Tribeca, and other film festivals. In 2011 he received a Princess Grace Honorarium in Filmmaking. He lives in Iowa City with his wife, the poet Robyn Schiff, and their son.

Timothy Donnelly is the author of Twenty-seven Props for a Production of Eine Lebenszeit (Grove, 2003) and The Cloud Corporation (Wave, 2010; Picador, 2011), winner of the 2012 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award. His chapbook Hymn to Life was recently published by Factory Hollow Press and with John Ashbery and Geoffrey G. O’Brien he is the co-author of Three Poets published by Minus A Press in 2012. His poems have appeared or are forthcoming Fence, Harper’s, Harvard Review, The Iowa Review, The Nation, The New Republic, The New Yorker, The Paris Review, Poetry, and elsewhere. He is a recipient of The Paris Review’s Bernard F. Conners Prize and the Poetry Society of America’s Alice Fay Di Castagnola Award as well as fellowships from the New York State Writers Institute and the Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. He is the poetry editor of Boston Review and live in Brooklyn with his wife and two daughters.