Monday Night Poetry

October 14, 2019 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
KGB Bar
KGB Monday Night Poetry

Peter Covino + Bob Carr

Peter Covino is an associate professor of English and Creative Writing at the U of Rhode Island, and author of the poetry collections The Right Place to Jump (2012) and Cut Off the Ears of Winter (2005), both from W. Michigan University Press, New Issues.  His prizes include, the 2007 PEN American / Osterweil Award and the Paterson Poetry Prize for Literary Excellence (2013). New work has been featured or is forthcoming in Academy of American Poets’ Poem-a-dayAmerican Poetry Review, Colorado Review, Community RAI Italian Television, Hayden’s Ferry Review, Western Humanities Review, Witness, and the Yale Review. He is also one of the founding editors of Barrow Street and Barrow Street Press.

Robert Carr is the author of The Unbuttoned Eye, a full-length 2019 collection from 3: A Taos Press, and Amaranth, a chapbook published by Indolent Books. Among other publications his poetry appears in the Bellevue Literary Review, Crab Orchard Review, Tar River Poetry and Rattle. Pending publications include the Massachusetts Review, and Shenandoah. Robert is poetry editor with Indolent Books and an editor for the anthology Bodies and Scars, available through the Ghana Writes Literary Group in West Africa