Poetry Readings

Nick Demske and Matvei Yankelevich

Wednesday, October 10, 7pm
Rodman Hall A, John Carroll University

Nick Demske’s self-titled manuscript was selected by Joyelle McSweeney for the 2010 Fence Modern Poets Series Award and was published by Fence Books. Nick was featured in 2011 as one of fifteen emerging poets to watch for by Poets and Writers magazine and his book was chosen as one of the 10 Best Books of Poetry in 2010 by a Believer Magazine reader survey.  Nick curates the BONK! performance series in Racine, Wisconsin, and edits the online venue, boo: a journal of terrific things.

Matvei Yankelevich is the author of the poetry collection Alpha Donut (United Artists Books, 2012), and a novel in fragments, Boris by the Sea (Octopus Books, 2009). He is the translator and editor of Today I Wrote Nothing: The Selected Writings of Daniil Kharms (Overlook, 2007). Yankelevich is one of the founding editors of Ugly Duckling Presse  and a member of the writing faculty of the Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts at Bard College.

This event is free to attend. It is sponsored by the English Department.