Monday, March 8, 2010

Henri Cole, Elizabeth Arnold & Alison Moncrief

Chin Music
The Poetry Reading Series at Pacific Standard Bar
Featuring Henri Cole, Elizabeth Arnold, and Alison Moncrief

Thursday, 25 March 2010 @ 7:00 PM

Pacific Standard Bar
82 Fourth Avenue
Brooklyn, NY
(between St. Marks and Bergen Streets)

Please join us in two weeks for our upcoming Chin Music reading featuring three fine poets: Henri Cole, Elizabeth Arnold, and Alison Moncrief.

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Other poets to be featured this season include L.S. Asekoff, Aaron Baker, David Baker, Joshua Bell, Elaine Bleakney, Ishion Hutchinson, Major Jackson, Valzhyna Mort, Geoffrey Nutter, Matthew Rohrer, and Page Starzinger. Series curated by Colin Cheney.

Located on Fourth Avenue in downtown Brooklyn, near the Atlantic/Pacific subway hub, Pacific Standard is a literary bar serving up eighteen microbrews on tap and cask (including both West Coast and local breweries), fine wines and liquors, and tasty snacks like chips and salsa, and meat and cheese plates.


Henri Cole's most recent collection of poetry, Pierce the Skin, was published this year by Farrar Straus and Giroux. The recipient of many awards, he is the author six other collections of poetry, including Blackbird and Wolf (FSG, 2007), and Middle Earth (FSG, 2003) which was a Pulitzer Prize finalist. Born in Fukuoka, Japan, and raised in Virginia, he currently lives in Boston and teaches at Ohio State University in Columbus.

Elizabeth Arnold's new volume of poetry, Effacement, was released by Flood Editions in 2010. She was recently awarded the Amy Lowell Poetry Traveling Fellowship. She has published two previous books of poems, The Reef (University of Chicago Press, 1999) and Civilization (Flood Editions, 2006). She teaches in the MFA program at the University of Maryland.

Alison D. Moncrief lives and writes in Burlington, Vermont. Her poems have appeared in The Denver Quarterly and The Paris Review.

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