Matthew Zapruder is the author of three collections of poetry, most recently Come On All You Ghosts (Copper Canyon 2010), a New York Times Notable Book of the Year. His poems, essays and translations have appeared in many publications, including Tin House, Paris Review, The New Republic, The New Yorker, Bomb, Slate, Poetry, and The Believer. He has received a Guggenheim Fellowship, a William Carlos Williams Award, a May Sarton Award from the Academy of American Arts and Sciences, and a Lannan Literary Fellowship. He lives in Oakland, and works as an editor for Wave Books, and teaches as a member of the core faculty of UCR—Palm Desert’s Low Residency MFA in Creative Writing. His new book of poems, Sun Bear, is forthcoming in 2014.
Open mic to follow.
If you wish to be included in this Willow Glen Poetry Project, please bring a hardcopy of your poem to the event, and also email it to us (see the Submissions page). Of course, it’s perfectly okay if you just want to read without submitting.
The reading will take place
Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 7 p.m.
Willow Glen Branch Library
1157 Minnesota Avenue, San Jose, 95125