The Poetry Reading Series at Pacific Standard Bar
Featuring Ben Lerner, Timothy Donnelly, and Ken Chen
Thursday, 2 December 2010 @ 7:00 PM
Pacific Standard Bar
82 Fourth Avenue
Brooklyn, NY (between St. Marks and Bergen Streets)
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Please join us for our upcoming Chin Music reading featuring three fine poets: Ben Lerner, Timothy Donnelly, and Ken Chen. Series curated by Bryan Patrick Miller.
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.
Ben Lerner's most recent book of poetry is Mean Free Path, published by Copper Canyon Press. His first novel, Leaving the Atocha Station, is forthcoming from Coffee House Press. He teaches at Brooklyn College.
Timothy Donnelly is the author of Twenty-seven Props for a Production of Eine Lebenszeit (Grove 2003) and The Cloud Corporation (Wave 2010). His poems have appeared or are forthcoming in A Public Space, Harper’s, Iowa Review, jubilat, The Nation, The New Republic, The Paris Review, Washington Square Review and elsewhere. He is poetry editor at Boston Review and teaches in the Writing Program at Columbia University’s School of the Arts.
Ken Chen's debut poetry collection, Juvenilia, won the 2009 Yale Series of Younger Poets Award. His work has been published or recognized in Best American Essays 2006, Best American Essays 2007, and the Boston Review of Books. He is the executive director of the Asian American Writers’ Workshop and lives in Brooklyn, NY.