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AMC Online | Meet a Poet: Kevin Pilkington

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The American Center in Moscow’s monthly MEET A POET series returns on July 25 with American poet Kevin Pilkington. Tune in online at 6:00 PM MSK to hear him read his poems live and answer questions from the audience!

The author of ten poetry collections, Kevin Pilkington brings twelve of his poems to share with the online audience. To get a sneak peek at these poems in Russian and English click here.

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About the Guest Speaker/Poet:

Kevin Pilkington is a member of the writing faculty at Sarah Lawrence College.  He is the author of ten collections: Spare Change was the La Jolla Poets Press National Book Award winner; Getting By won the Ledge chapbook award; In the Eyes of a Dog received the New York Book Festival Award; The Unemployed Man Who Became a Tree was a Milt Kessler Poetry Book Award finalist.  His poetry has appeared in many anthologies including: Birthday Poems: A Celebration, Western Wind, and Contemporary Poetry of New England.  Over the years, he has been nominated for four Pushcarts.  His poems have appeared in numerous magazines including: The Harvard Review, Poetry, Ploughshares, Iowa Review, Boston Review, Yankee, Hayden’s Ferry, Columbia, North American Review, etc.  He has taught and lectured at numerous colleges and universities including The New School, Manhattanville College, MIT, University of Michigan, Susquehanna University, Georgia Tech.  His debut novel Summer Shares was published in 2012 and a paperback edition was reissued in summer 2014. His collection Where You Want To Be: New and Selected Poems was a 2017 IPPY Award Winner.  A new collection entitled Playing Poker With Tennessee Williams was recently published by Black Lawrence Press. His second novel entitled Taking On Secrets will be published in September 2022. 

About the moderator:

Geoffrey Nutter is the author of several books of poems, including Christopher Sunset, The Rose of January, and Giant Moth Perishes. He teaches poetry at New York University and Queens College. He runs the Wallson Glass Poetry Seminars, a series of private writing sessions. He lives in New York City.

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To watch this event live, tune in to the American Center in Moscow’s YouTube channel and VK page on July 25 at 6:00 PM MSK. You can also watch the recording of this event on the same platforms after the event’s end.

You can register below and leave your valid email address to receive a reminder 30 minutes before the online event begins.

To join other AMC Online programs, please check the American Center’s website and TimePad calendars.

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Подробности
Дата:

25.07.2022

Время:

15:00-16:00

Организатор:

Американский центр в Москве

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