UDP: Anne Boyer & Simone White (in conversation)

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The Kitchen welcomes back Ugly Duckling Presse to celebrate the launch of new books by
Anne Boyer (A Handbook of Disappointed Fate) and Simone White (Dear Angel of Death) with readings by both authors followed by a conversation (moderated by their editor,
Anna Moschovakis) touching upon issues ranging from popular music to the poet's essay.
The authors will take questions from the audience, with a reception and book signing to follow.

May 24, 8pm

Anne Boyer's books include the newly published essay collection A Handbook of Disappointed Fate from Ugly Duckling Presse, as well as A Romance of Happy Workers, My Common Heart, and Garments Against Women, which received the 2016 Firecracker Award from CLMP. Boyer was recently awarded the 2018 Cy Twombly Award in Poetry from the Foundation for Contemporary Arts and the 2018 Whiting Award for poetry and nonfiction. She lives in Kansas City.

Simone White is the author of Dear Angel of Death, Of Being Dispersed, and House of Envy of All the World, and the chapbooks Unrest and Dolly (with Kim Thomas). Recent poems and prose have appeared in BOMB, Frieze, and New York Times Book Review. In 2017, she received the Whiting Award for poetry. She lives in Brooklyn.

Anna Moschovakis is a longtime member of Ugly Duckling Presse and the founding editor of its Dossier Series. Also a writer, translator, and educator, she is based in the Catskills and in Brooklyn.

Literature programs at The Kitchen are always free thanks to the support of our members. To learn more about the benefits of becoming a member, please click here.

Public programs are made possible with support from Lambent Foundation Fund of Tides Foundation, and in part by public funds from New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

Image: detail of Goya, They’ve Already Got a Seat (Ya tienen asiento), 1797-1798.

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