Poet Laureate Presents: Poetry and Publishing with Joe PanWednesday April 21, 2021
7:00 PM until 8:00 PM
This program is co-sponsored by Wallingford’s Poet Laureate, Debora Kuan.
Poet Joe Pan will read poems from his newest collection, Operating Systems, and speak about his career as the publisher of two influential small presses. Q&A to follow.
Joe Pan is the author of six books, including the best-sellers Operating Systems and Hi c cu ps, and was coeditor of the popular Brooklyn Poets Anthology. His work has appeared in such places as The New Republic, The New York Times, The Philadelphia Review of Books, and Poets & Writers. He is the founding publisher and editor-in-chief of Brooklyn Arts Press, the smallest publishing house ever honored with a National Book Award win in Poetry. He also serves as the publisher of Augury Books, whose titles have won a Great Lakes Literary Award and the 2020 Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Poetry. Along with his wife, Pan cofounded the services-oriented activist group Brooklyn Artists Helping, dedicated to fighting homelessness.
Registration required. Once registered, you will be contacted prior to the program with participation instructions.
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