Konundrum Engine Literary Review Poetry Reading

Saturday January 29, 2005


at KGB Bar

85 E. 4th St. (between 2nd and 3rd Ave.), New York, NY


The Konundrum Engine Literary Review presents readings by featured poets on Saturday, January 29 at 7pm. The line-up includes:


Michael Burkard

Adam Clay

Eric Elshtain

Cate Marvin

Jon Woodward


Hosted by poetry editor Alex Lemon.


For more information, visit the Konundrum Engine website at http://lit.konundrum.com or e-mail lit@konundrum.com


Below are the bios for the readers:


Michael Burkard is the author of My Secret Boat (Norton), Entire Dilemma and Unsleeping (both with Sarabande).  Poems appear in recent or forthcoming issues of APR, Parakeet, Court Green, 32 Poems, Smartish Pace, and Shade.


Adam Clay was born in Mississippi and now lives in Fayetteville, Arkansas. His poems have appeared, or are forthcoming, in Black Warrior Review, The Iowa Review, Good Foot, Octopus, 88, and Forklift, Ohio.  A co-editor of Typo Magazine, Adam currently teaches composition at Northwest Arkansas Community College and holds an MFA from the University of Arkansas.


Eric Elshtain, the editor of Chicago's Beard of Bees Press, is finishing his PhD in the University of Chicago's Committee on the History of Culture.  His work can be found in journals such as McSweeney's, Skanky Possum, Notre Dame Review, Ploughshares, Interim, Salt Hill, GutCult, Chicago Review and others. His latest chapbook, The Cheaper the Crook, the Gaudier the Patter, appeared last year from Transparent Tiger Press.


Cate Marvin's first book of poems, World's Tallest Disaster, was awarded the 2000 Kathryn A.Morton Prize by Robert Pinsky and published by Sarabande Books in

2001. In 2002 she received the Kate Tufts Discovery Prize. Her poems have appeared such magazines as The New England Review, The Kenyon Review, Paris Review, Ploughshares, Poetry, and are forthcoming in the Boston Review. She is an assistant professor at the College of Staten Island, City University of New York.


Jon Woodward was born in Kansas in 1978. He is the author of Mister Goodbye Easter Island, published in 2003 by Alice James Books.



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