In celebration of the publication of The Bloomsbury Anthology of Contemporary Jewish American Poetry, a special reading will be held at Poets House.
The reading will take place on Thursday January 2nd at 6pm
Poets House is at 10 River Terrace, New York NY Map
Bagels and coffee will be served. This event made possible through Poet’s House Literacy Partners.
Hosted by anthology editor Matthew Silverman
Elizabeth J Coleman
With works by over 100 poets, The Bloomsbury Anthology of Contemporary Jewish American Poetry, celebrates contemporary writers, born after World War II, who write about Jewish themes. This anthology brings together poets whose writings offer fascinating insight into Jewish cultural and religious topics and Jewish identity. Featuring established poets as well as representatives of the next generation of Jewish voices, it includes poems by Ellen Bass, Charles Bernstein, Carol V. Davis, Edward Hirsch, Jane Hirshfield, David Lehman, Jacqueline Osherow, Ira Sadoff, Philip Schultz, Alan Shapiro, Jane Shore, Judith Skillman, Melissa Stein, Matthew Zapruder, and many others.