Monday Night Poetry: MATTHEW ZAPRUDER + CHARLOTTE BOULAY

March 31, 2014
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

MATTHEW ZAPRUDER is the author of four collections of poetry, including Sun Bear, forthcoming from Copper Canyon Press in spring 2014. His most recent book, Come On All You Ghosts (Copper Canyon, 2010), was selected as one of the year’s top 5 poetry books by Publishers Weekly, as well as the 2010 Booklist Editors’ Choice for poetry, and the 2010 Northern California Independent Booksellers Association poetry book of the year. His second collection, The Pajamaist, was chosen by Tony Hoagland as the winner of the William Carlos Williams Award from the Poetry Society of America, and by Library Journal as one of the top ten poetry volumes of 2006. The recipient of a 2011 Guggenheim Fellowship, he lives in Oakland, where he is an editor at Wave Books and a new member of the Core Faculty at the MFA in creative writing at St. Mary’s College of California.  He is also a former co-curator of the KGB MONDAY NIGHT POETRY SERIES. 

CHARLOTTE BOULAY grew up in the Boston area and attended St. Lawrence University. She earned her MFA from the University of Michigan, where she taught writing for five years. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, Slate, The Boston Review, and Crazyhorse, among other journals. Foxes on the Trampoline is her first book. She lives with her husband in Philadelphia.