Poetry readings from three MFA alumni.
Matthew Zapruder (1999) is the author of three collections of poetry, most recently Come On All You Ghosts, a New York Times Notable Book of the Year. His poems, essays and translations have appeared in Tin House, Paris Review, The New Yorker, and The Believer. He is a recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, a William Carlos Williams Award, a May Sarton Award from the Academy of American Arts and Sciences, and a Lannan Literary Fellowship. He is an editor at Wave Books.
Dan Chelotti ('01) is the author, most recently, of x, released by McSweeney's, and of a chapbook, The Eights, which was selected by Yusef Komunyakaa for the PSA’s National Chapbook Fellowship. His poems and reviews have appeared in Fence, Boston Review, Gulf Coast, Kenyon Review Online, and many other magazines, and have been anthologized in State of the Union. He was an Assistant Managing Editor for Verse Press.
Lisa Olstein ('02) is the author of Radio Crackling, Radio Gone, winner of the Hayden Carruth Award, Lost Alphabet, named one of the nine best poetry books of 2009 by Library Journal, and most recently, the poetry collection Little Stranger. She is the recipient of fellowships from the Sustainable Arts Foundation, Massachusetts Cultural Council and Centrum. Her poems have appeared in many literary journals including The Nation, The Iowa Review, Denver Quarterly, Fairy Tale Review, and Glitterpony. She is a contributing editor of jubilat.