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Monday, October 24, 2011

The New Poetry of Disability Comes To New York City


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The New Poetry of Disability Comes to New York City
Join us for a reading from the ground-breaking new poetry anthology, Beauty is a Verb: The New Poetry of Disability.

Meet editors Michael Northen and Jennifer Bartlett, plus contributors Anne Kaier, Lenore Parker, Ona Gritz, Kathi Wolfe & Jim Ferris! They'll be on hand to read poems and essays from the book and to discuss this challenging and captivating collection.

Where: Bluestockings Bookstore
When: Thursday, November 3 at 7pm
Cost: Free!

Visit the Beauty is a Verb website for more events and info:
Praise for Beauty is a Verb
"This powerful anthology succeeds at intimately showing...disability through the lenses of poetry. What emerges from the book as a whole is a stunningly diverse array of conceptions of self and other.”
Publishers Weekly, starred review

“Probably the most intelligent thematic anthology I’ve ever read."
—Ron Silliman, author of In The American Tree

"Revelatory, provocative, harrowing and bold."
—Molly Peacock, author of The Paper Garden

"This is a sensational, stunning book—one of the best literary collections in a very long time."
—Naomi Shihab Nye, author of Fuel

Beauty is a Verb is available from Cinco Puntos Press. Click here for more info.

Connect with readers of great poetry! Find Beauty is a Verb on Facebook here.


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