Friday, March 11, 2011

Hadara Bar-Nadav and L.S. Klatt Read at the Kalamazoo Book Arts Center

The Poets in Print Reading Series at the Kalamazoo Book Arts Center Welcomes poets Hadara Bar-Nadav and L.S. Klatt on Saturday, March 12, 7 to 9 p.m.

Hadara Bart-Nadav and L.S. Klatt present readings from their work on Saturday, March 12. Broadsides featuring their work created by KBAC artists Ryan Serafin and Beverly Fitzpatrick will be for sale and signing along with other works by the poets. This reading is free and open to the public. Refreshments are served. Doors open at 6:30. The reading begins at 7 p.m.

Hadara Bar-Nadav's first book of poetry A Glass of Milk to Kiss Goodnight (Margie/Intuit House, 2007) won the Margie Book Prize. Her second book The Frame Called Ruin is due out from New Issues in 2012. Her chapbook Show Me Yours (Laurel Review/Green Tower Press, 2010) won the Midwest Poets Series Award. Recent publications appear in American Poetry Review, The Iowa Review, The Kenyon Review, Ploughshares, Prairie Schooner, and other journals. She is an Assistant Professor of English at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

L. S. Klatt's poetry has appeared recently in the Cincinnati Review, Boston Review, and Drunken Boat. His new collection, Cloud of Ink, was awarded the Iowa Poetry Prize and will be published by the University of Iowa Press this coming March. His first book, Interloper, won the 2008 Juniper Prize.

MLive: Interview: Poet L.S. Klatt discusses his work, crossing the 'frontiers of consciousness'

Friday, March 4, 2011

New Issues Poet Khaled Mattawa Interviewed on PBS NewsHour

Khaled Mattawa, author of Tocqueville (New Issues, 2010), and professor of the University of Michigan, was interviewed by Jeffrey Brown for PBS NewsHour.

Mattawa, speaking from the University of Michigan:
... to tell you the truth, this country, Libya, is being created anew. People are having a national moment, the moment of themselves as being Libyan, neither western nor eastern.

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