KGB: Monday Night Poetry - Sarah Rose Nordren + Angelo Nikolopolous

April 02, 2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Sarah Rose Nordgren is a poet, teacher, and intergenre text artist. Her two books of poetry are Best Bones (2014), winner of the Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize, and Darwin’s Mother, which is recently released from University of Pittsburgh Press (November 2017). Her poems and essays appear widely in periodicals such as Agni, Ploughshares, The Kenyon Review Online, Copper Nickel, and American Poetry Review, and she creates video and performance text art in collaboration with Kathleen Kelley under the name Smart Snow. Nordgren currently lives in Cincinnati where she is a doctoral candidate in poetry with a certificate in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at UC.  She serves as an Associate Editor at 32 Poems.

Angelo Nikolopoulos is the author of Obscenely Yours (Alice James Books, 2013), winner of the Kinereth Gensler Award and finalist for a 2014 Lambda Literary Award. His poems have appeared in Best American Poetry 2012, Best New Poets 2011, Boston Review, Fence, The Los Angeles Review, Tin House, and elsewhere. He is a winner of the 2011 “Discovery” / Boston Review Poetry Contest and the founder of the White Swallow Reading Series in Manhattan. He also teaches at Rutgers University, New Brunswick.