Events at Shakespeare & Co.

September 27

6:30pm – 8:00pm

Poetry Reading: Elizabeth Spires & Michael Collier

Join Elizabeth Spires and Michael Collier for the publication of their new collections, A MEMORY OF THE FUTURE (E. Spires) and MY BISHOP AND OTHER POEMS (M. Collier).
Critically acclaimed poet Elizabeth Spires is the author of seven poetry collections, including WORDLING and THE WAVE-MAKER. Michael Collier is a poet and translator and a a finalist for the Poets Prize, and The Ledge, a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize.

October 4

6:30pm – 8:00pm

Poetry panel with Adam Berlin, Cynthia Hogue, Alan Michael Parker, Afaa Michael Weaver

Adam Berlin (THE STANDING EIGHT) is an award-winning novelist and poet. He teaches writing at John Jay College. Afaa Michael Weaver (SPIRIT BOXING) is a poet, short story writer, editor and professor at Simmons College. Award-winning Cynthia Hogue (IN JUNE THE LABYRINTH) has published 13 books incl. 9 collections of poetry. She teaches at Arizona State U. Alan Michael Parker (THE LADDER) is also an award-winning poet and novelist teaching at U. of Tampa.
Moderator: Ellen Rachlin

October 10

6:30pm – 8:00pm

An evening of Poetry with
Robert Cowan and Allen Strouse

Join CUNY professors Robert Cowan and Allen Strouse for a presentation of their new collections of poetry: CLOSE APART (R. Cowan) and TRANSFER QUEEN (A. W. Strouse).
Robert Cowan is a literature professor and dean at the City University of New York and the author of two scholarly books. This is his first collection of poetry.A. W. Strouse teaches medieval literature at CUNY and the New School. His works include My Gay Middle Ages, Thebes, and others.
Q&A and book signing to follow