Poetry with Kim Addonizio, Donna Masini, Brittany Perham
Friday, June 22, 7:30pm
Pegasus Books Downtown
Pegasus welcomes renowned poets Kim Addonizio, Donna Masini, and Brittany Perham, for an evening of shared words from recent works.
Kim Addonizio is the author of a dozen books, most recently Bukowski in a Sundress: Confessions from a Writing Life (Penguin), and a poetry collection, Mortal Trash (W.W. Norton). Her writing has appeared in the New York Times, The Sun, Poetry, Narrative, and elsewhere. She is an occasional presenter for BBC Radio. She lives in Oakland, CA, and teaches poetry workshops privately and online. Visit her at www.kimaddonizio.com.
Donna Masini’s third book of poems, 4:30 Movie (W.W. Norton and Co., 2018) will be out this May. She is the author of Turning to Fiction (W.W. Norton 2004), That Kind of Danger (Beacon Press, 1994), and a novel, About Yvonne (W.W. Norton,1998). Her work has appeared in journals and anthologies including Poetry, Ploughshares, American Poetry Review, Open City, The Paris Review, Parnassus, Pushcart Prize, Brooklyn Poets, Best American Poetry 2015. A recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts and New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowships, she is a Professor of English at Hunter College where she teaches in the MFA Creative Writing program. She is at work on a novel, The Good Enough Mother.
Brittany Perham is the author of Double Portrait (W.W. Norton, 2017), which received the Barnard Women Poets Prize; The Curiosities (Free Verse Editions, 2012); and, with Kim Addonizio, the collaborative chapbook The Night Could Go in Either Direction (SHP, 2016). She is a Jones Lecturer in the Creative Writing Program at Stanford University, where she was a Wallace Stegner Fellow. She lives in San Francisco.