Barrelhouse brings out the best at KGB Bar on January 31st at 7pm. We'll have poets Ada Limon and Barbara Duffey alongside prose-stylists Lee Klein and Greg Ames.
That's Thursday night of AWP in case your social calendar is filling up quickly. If you're already got something to do, make up an excuse because you don't want to miss this.
Greg Ames lives and works in Brooklyn. His stories have appeared in McSweeney's, Open City, The Sun, Fiction International, and Other Voices. His poems about Ed Asner from Barrelhouse Issue 3 were selected for Best American Non-Required Reading 2007.
Barbara Duffey attends the Creative Writing PhD program at Utah. Her poems have appeared in the Indiana Review, Epicenter, and the Blue Mesa Review, and are forthcoming in Prairie Schooner.
Lee Klein edits Eyeshot.net and lives in Philadelphia. His essay about Barry Bond first published in Barrelhouse Issue 2 was later selected for Best American Non-Required Reading 2007.
Ada Limón is originally from Sonoma, California. A graduate of the Creative Writing Program at New York University, she won the Chicago Literary Award for Poetry and has received fellowships from the Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center and the New York Foundation for the Arts. She works as the Copy Director for GQ Magazine and is teaching a Master Class for Columbia University's MFA program in Spring 2008. Her first book, luckywreck, was the winner of the 2005 Autumn House Poetry Prize. Her secondbook, This Big Fake World, was the winner of the 2005 Pearl Poetry Prize.Special thanks to Dave Sankey for the awesome poster.