Jill Bialosky and Patrick Phillips

Patrick Phillips’ new collection, Elegy for a Broken Body, is a stunning contemplation of childhood, aging, and the things that pass from father to son. In The Players, Jill Bialosky tracks her sons’ transition into adulthood while rendering broader image of the subtleties of heritage and inheritance.   Join us for readings from these deeply felt collections, exploring family, legacy, and the complexity of attachment. Patrick Phillips is the author of two poetry collections, Boy and Chattahoochee, which won the 2005 Kate Tufts Discovery Award. His honors include both Guggenheim and National Endowment for the Arts fellowships, the Lyric Poetry Award from the Poetry Society of America, a Discovery / The Nation Prize from the 92nd Street Y, and the Translation Prize of the American-Scandinavian Foundation. He lives in Brooklyn and teaches at Drew University.Jill Bialosky is the author of the poem collections Subterranean (Alfred A. Knopf, 2001) and The End of Desire (1997). Bialosky is also the author of the novel House Under Snow (2002) and The Life Room (2007) and co-editor, with Helen Schulman, of the anthology Wanting A Child (1998). Her poems and essays appear in The New Yorker, O Magazine, Paris Review, The Nation, The New Republic, Kenyon Review, American Poetry Review among other publications. Bialosky has received a number of awards including the Elliot Coleman Award in Poetry. She is currently an editor at W. W. Norton & Company and lives in New York City.

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Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 8:00pm

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52 Prince St
10012-3309 New York
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The Players: Poems Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780385352628
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - February 24th, 2015

Elegy for a Broken Machine: Poems Cover Image
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - March 3rd, 2015