Poets Willie Perdomo and Matt W Miller

Wednesday, October 9th, 2019, 6 pm.

Poets Willie Perdomo and Matt W Miller visit Gibson's Bookstore to share their award winning poetry!

WILLIE PERDOMO is the author of The Crazy Bunch (Penguin Poets, 2019) The Essential Hits of Shorty Bon Bon (Penguin Poets, 2014), a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and winner of the International Latino Book Award; Smoking Lovely (Rattapallax, 2004), winner of the PEN Open Book Award, and Where a Nickel Costs a Dime (Norton, 1996), a finalist for the Poetry Society of America Norma Farber First Book Award. His work has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The Norton Anthology of Latino Literature, Poetry, Bomb Magazine, and African Voices. He is currently a Lucas Arts Program Literary Fellow and teaches English at Phillips Exeter Academy.

MATT W MILLER was born and raised in Lowell, Massachusetts. He is the author of The Wounded for the Water (Salmon Poetry) , Club Icarus (University of North Texas Press), selected by Major Jackson as the 2012 Vassar Miller Poetry Prize winner, and Cameo Diner: Poems (Loom). He has published work previously in Slate, Harvard Review, Notre Dame Review, Southwest Review, Southeast Review, Florida Review, Third Coast, The Rumpus, Poetry Daily, and other journals. He was winner of the 2015 River Styx Micro-Beer, Micro-fiction Prize and Iron Horse Review's 2015 Trifecta Poetry Prize. He has been awarded a Wallace Stegner Fellowship in Poetry and a Walter E. Dakin Fellowship in Poetry from Sewanee Writers' Conference. He has taught creative writing and literature at Stanford University, University of Massachusetts Lowell, New England College, Harvard Extension and the Concord State Prison for Men. He teaches English and coaches football at Phillips Exeter Academy where he also co-directs the Writers’ Workshop at Exeter.

 

 

Event date: 
Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 6:00pm
Event address: 
45 South Main St
Concord, NH 03301
The Crazy Bunch (Penguin Poets) Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143132691
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Books - April 2nd, 2019

From a prize-winning poet, a new collection that chronicles a weekend in the life of a group of friends coming of age in East Harlem at the dawn of the hip-hop era


The Wounded for the Water Cover Image
$21.00
ISBN: 9781910669464
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Salmon Publishing Ltd. - May 28th, 2018

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