Sue Scott Gallery

A Poetry Reading with Alan Gilbert and Rebecca Wolff

08 October 2009, 6:00–8:00 PM, Sue Scott Gallery

Rebecca Wolff is the author of three books of poems: Manderley, Figment, and most recently, The King (W. W. Norton, 2009). Her novel, The Beginners is forthcoming in 2011 from Riverhead Books. The editor and publisher of Fence and Fence Books, she is a fellow at the New York State Writers Institute and lives in Athens, New York. She will be reading from The King and also new work from a manuscript called Upstate.

Alan Gilbert is a poet and critic based in Brooklyn. He is the author of Another Future: Poetry and Art in a Postmodern Twilight (Wesleyan University Press, 2006). His poems have been published in Bomb, Boston Review, Brooklyn Rail, and The Nation, among other places. His writings on art and poetry have appeared in a variety of publications, including Artforum, The Believer, Bookforum, Modern Painters, and the Village Voice. He has contributed catalogue essays and entries for a number of biennials, group shows, and solo exhibitions. He is the recipient of a 2006 Creative Capital Foundation Award for Innovative Literature (poetry) and a 2009 NYFA Fellowship in Poetry.