Poetry Society of NH: Charles Simic and Jennifer Militello

Thursday, July 25th, 2019, 5:30 p.m.

The Poetry Society of New Hampshire meets at Gibson's Bookstore ten months out of the year! This month the headliners are Charles Simic and Jennifer Militello. Come with your verse appreciating ears on.

About the poets:

Charles Simic is a Serbian-American poet and former co-poetry editor of the Paris Review. He received the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1990 for The World Doesn't End, and was a finalist of the Pulitzer Prize in 1986 for Selected Poems, 1963-1983 and in 1987 for Unending Blues.

Jennifer Militello is the author of four collections of poetry, including A Camouflage of Specimens and Garments (Tupelo Press, 2016), Body Thesaurus (Tupelo Press, 2013), named one of the best books of 2013 by Best American Poetry, and Flinch of Song (Tupelo Press, 2009), winner of the Tupelo Press First Book Award. She is also the author of the nonfiction book Knock Wood, winner of the Dzanc Nonfiction Award and forthcoming from Dzanc Books in August of this year. Her poems have appeared in American Poetry Review, The Nation, The New Republic, The Paris Review, Poetry, and Tin House, and have been anthologized in such publications as Best New Poets, Poem-a-Day: 365 Poems for Every Occasion, and The Manifesto Project. She currently teaches in the MFA program at New England College.

Event date: 
Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 5:30am
Event address: 
45 South Main St
Concord, NH 03301