Upcoming BathHouse Reading with Ander Monson and Ron Padgett

THE EMU Creative Writing Department is Pleased to Welcome
Ander Monson
and Ron Padgett
(Co-sponsored by Campus Life)
Friday, Nov. 9
Event 1: 3:30pm – Talk with Ron Padgett “When Poet Meets Painter: The Pleasures of Collaboration”
Event 2: 5pm – Reading with Ander Monson and Ron Padgett
Halle Library Auditorium, Eastern Michigan University Campus

Ander Monson lives in Michigan where he edits the magazine DIAGRAM and the New Michigan Press. He is the author of three books: Neck Deep and Other Predicaments: Essays (Graywolf Press, February 2007), Other Electricities (a sort-of novel, Sarabande Books, 2005), and Vacationland (poems, Tupelo Press, 2005).

Ron Padgett’s recent books include You Never Know (poems), If I Were You (collaborative works), and two memoirs, Oklahoma Tough: My Father, King of the Tulsa Bootleggers and Joe: A Memoir of Joe Brainard. Padgett is the editor of The Handbook of Poetic Forms as well as the translator of Blaise Cendrars’ Complete Poems. He has collaborated with artists such as Jim Dine, Alex Katz, George Schneeman, and Joe Brainard. In September Coffee House Press will publish his new collection of poems, How to Be Perfect. Go to www.ronpadgett.com.