Millay Colony for the Arts

Promoting the vitality of the arts and the development of writers, visual artists, and composers by providing a retreat for creative work.

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Millay Colony Fall Reading at Poets House, NYC

Reading with Anthony Madrid, Michael Robbins & Susan Wheeler

Join us for a reading featuring new work and bon mots from esteemed and bedazzling poets Anthony Madrid, Michael Robbins and Susan Wheeler. Then walk up the curvacious stairway at Poets House to sample autumnal wines, eat some delicious snacks and talk the evening while watching the moon rise over the Hudson River.


Wednesday, October 24
7:30 pm
Poets House
10 River Terrace
NY, NY 10282

ANTHONY MADRID lives in Chicago. His poems have recently appeared or are forthcoming in AGNI Online, Boston Review, Fence, Gulf Coast, Iowa Review, Lana Turner, LIT, Poetry, Washington Square, and WEB CONJUNCTIONS. His first book is called I AM YOUR SLAVE NOW DO WHAT I SAY (Canarium Books, 2012). 

MICHAEL ROBBINS is the author of Alien vs. Predator (Penguin, 2012). His poems have appeared in The New Yorker, Poetry, Harper's, Boston Review, and elsewhere. He reviews books regularly for the London Review of Books, Poetry, The New York Observer, the Chicago Tribune, and several other publications. He received his PhD in English from the University of Chicago.

SUSAN WHEELER is the author of six books of poetry, most recently Meme from the University of Iowa Press, and a novel, Record Palace, published by Graywolf Press. The recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and the Witter Bynner Prize for Poetry from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, she teaches at Princeton University and lives in the New York area.