Read It Again Bookstore is excited to welcome Steven Kleinman and Bridget Lowe to our new weekly poetry series. Steven and Bridget are old friends. This should be a fun and lively conversation about poetry.
You can watch this event here-
Steven Kleinman is the author of Life Cycle of a Bear, winner of the 2019 Philip Levine Poetry Prize. His poems have appeared in the American Poetry Review, the Gettysburg Review, the Iowa Review, Oversound, American Literary Review, Tikkun, and elsewhere. He has received support from the Bread Loaf Writers' Conferences. Steven earned his MFA from the University Maryland. He currently serves as a contributing editor at the American Poetry Review, where he co-hosts the American Poetry Review Podcast. He coordinates the Art Alliance Writers' Workshop at the University of the Arts, where he teaches poetry.
Bridget Lowe is the author of the poetry collections My Second Work and At the Autopsy of Vaslav Nijinsky, both from Carnegie Mellon University Press. Her poems have appeared widely in publications including The New Yorker, Poetry, American Poetry Review, Best American Poetry, The New Republic, Parnassus, A Public Space, Ploughshares, and elsewhere. Her honors include the Emily Dickinson Award from the Poetry Society of America, a “Discovery”/Boston Review Prize, a scholarship and fellowship to the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, and the Rona Jaffe Foundation fellowship to the MacDowell Colony. She lives in Kansas City, where she was born.