Tag Archives: Dorothea Lasky

BOMB Reading at Half King

On a frigid Monday night in January, BOMBlog hosted a reading at Half King, the legendary bar and restaurant in Chelsea. Listen to a podcast of the event, featuring Luke Degnan, Ben Mirov, Dorothea Lasky, and Justin Taylor. Listen here!

#009 – Mark Leidner

You’re panicking / because you can’t remember the meaning / of nonchalant, but I’m massaging / your neck, whispering, / It’s what you are. This ninth episode of Phoned-In, our poetry-reading-by-phone podcast, features a reading by Mark Leidner. Click through to listen and read a short Q&A in which he and Luke Degnan discuss Twitter, robot voices, and pitchforking steaming piles of irony. Click through to listen to the podcast and watch one of Mark’s poetry-reading robot videos.

Mark Leidner lives and tweets in Western Massachusetts.

Phoned-In on PennSound

The folks at PennSound have graciously linked to episode #004 – Ben Lerner.

http://writing.upenn.edu/pennsound/x/Lerner.php

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Here are the PennSound pages of other poets who have read for Phoned-In:

Dorothea Lasky

K. Silem Mohammad

CaConrad

#003 – Dorothea Lasky

Goodness gracious the paper! This third episode of Phoned-In, our poetry-reading-by-phone podcast, features a reading by Dorothea Lasky. Click through to listen and read a short Q&A in which she and Luke Degnan discuss Sylvia Plath, Catullus, and Notorious B.I.G. Click through!!!!!!

Dorothea Lasky is the author of Black Life (Wave Books, 2010) and AWE (Wave Books, 2007). She is also the author of the educational text, Poetry is Not a Project (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2010), and several chapbooks. Her poems have appeared in The New Yorker, American Poetry Review, Paris Review, Boston Review, and Columbia Poetry Review, among other places. Currently, she lives in New York City and researches creativity at the University of Pennsylvania.