Chris Cheney, James Richardson, & Monica Youn


Nota Bene! Doors open at 7:00 pm. Readings start at 7:30 pm. Come early, as it will fill up!

MONICA YOUN is the author of Blackacre (Graywolf Press 2016), Ignatz (Four Way Books 2010), which was a finalist for the National Book Award, and Barter (Graywolf Press 2003). She has received fellowships from the Library of Congress, the Civitella Ranieri Foundation, the Rockefeller Foundation – Bellagio, Yaddo and MacDowell. Her poems have been widely published, including in Poetry, The New Yorker, The New Republic, The Paris Review, andThe Best American Poetry. She has previously taught at Columbia University, Bennington College, and the Warren Wilson and Sarah Lawrence M.F.A. programs, and she currently teaches at Princeton University. A former lawyer, she lives in New York.

JAMES RICHARDSON's collections include During (Copper Canyon, 2016), By the Numbers (2010), a finalist for the National Book Award, Interglacial: New and Selected Poems and Aphorisms (2004), finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, and Vectors: Aphorisms and Ten-Second Essays (2001). His work has appeared in The New Yorker, Paris Review, and Slate and multiple editions of The Best American Poetry. Winner of the 2011 Jackson Poetry Prize, he teaches at Princeton University.

CHRIS CHENEY is the author of Lay Me Low (421 Atlanta, 2016) and co-author of I Cry: The Desire to be Rejected (Pioneer Works Press, 2016). His poems have recently appeared in Horsethief, jubilat, and Stonecutter Journal. He lives in Queens.


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