"The Figure of a Man Being Swallowed by a Fish"

Poetry Reading with Joshua Weiner, American Poet from Washington D.C., current recipient of the prestigious Amy Lowell Poetry Travelling Scholarship

03.06.2013, 19 Uhr, Collibri Buchhandlung

Joshua Weiner is the author of three books of poetry; the most recent,The Figure of a Man Being Swallowed by a Fish, has just been published by University of Chicago Press (also the publisher of his other books).  He is also the editor of a book essays about the Anglo-American poet, Thom Gunn.

He is the recipient of a Whiting Writers’ Award and the Rome Prize from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, among others. This year he holds the prestigious Amy Lowell Poetry Travelling Scholarship, and is living in Berlin.  His poems and essays have appeared in Best American Poetry, The New York Review of Books, The Nation, The American Scholar, Village Voice, Chicago Tribune, The New Republic, Threepenny Review, Poetry, Washington Post, Slate, and elsewhere.  He is professor of English at the University of Maryland and lives with his family in Washington DC.