The (New) Reading Series at 21 Grand presents

Douglas Kearney & Jasper Bernes

Sunday, January 24, 2010
6:30 pm | 5 USD

JASPER BERNES is the author of Starsdown
(ingirumimusnocteconsumimurigni) and Desequencer (TAXT). He is a graduate student at UC Berkeley and lives in Albany with Anna Shapiro and their son, Noah.

Poet/performer/librettist DOUGLAS KEARNEY’s first full-length collection of poems, Fear, Some, was published in 2006 by Red Hen Press. In 2008, he was honored with a Whiting Writers’ Award and in 2007, the Poetry Society of America named him a notable New American Poet. Born in Brooklyn, raised in Altadena and now living with his family in California’s San Fernando Valley, he earned a BA from Howard University, an MFA in Writing from the California Institute of the Arts (where he now teaches) and held fellowships with Cave Canem, Callaloo and Idyllwild. Visit him online at www.douglaskearney.com.