Monday Night Poetry: BRIAN BLANCHFIELD + CHRISTOPHER SALERNO

April 21, 2014
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

BRIAN BLANCHFIELD is the author of two books of poetry–Not Even Then (University of California Press, 2004) and A Several World, forthcoming from Nightboat Books March 2014–as well as The History of Ideas, 1973-2012 (chapbook, available now with Spork Press) and a collection of essays, in progress: Onesheets, a finalist for a 2013 Creative Capital Innovative Literature grant. His recent work has appeared in The Nation, Chicago Review, The Brooklyn Rail, A Public Space, Lana Turner, The Paris Review, Web Conjunctions, Guernica, The Awl, and The Poetry Project Newsletter, among other journals and magazines.

CHRISTOPHER SALERNO’s newest book of poems, ATM, was chosen by D.A. Powell for the 2013 Georgetown Review Poetry Prize. Previous books include Minimum Heroic (Mississippi Review Poetry Prize 2010), and Whirligig. His chapbook, “Automatic Teller” won the Laurel Review Midwest Chapbook Prize and will be published sometime in 2014. Another chapbook, “AORTA,” was recently published by Poor Claudia. He is currently an Assistant Professor of English at William Paterson University where manages the new journal, Map Literary.