Sunday, January 19th, 2 pm
A reading by contributors to
The Bloomsbury Anthology of Contemporary Jewish American Poetry

A reading by Susan Cohen, Lucille Lang Day, Julia B. Levine, Colleen McKee, Melissa Stein, Lisa Gluskin Stonestreet.

With works by over 100 poets, The Bloomsbury Anthology of Contemporary Jewish American Poetry, edited by Deborah Ager and M.E. Silverman, celebrates contemporary writers, born after World War II, who write about Jewish themes. This anthology brings together poets whose writings offer fascinating insight into Jewish cultural and religious topics and Jewish identity. Featuring established poets as well as representatives of the next generation of Jewish voices, it includes poems by Ellen Bass, Charles Bernstein, Carol V. Davis, Edward Hirsch, Jane Hirshfield, David Lehman, Jacqueline Osherow, Ira Sadoff, Philip Schultz, Alan Shapiro, Jane Shore, Judith Skillman, Melissa Stein, Matthew Zapruder, and many others.