NYC's Best Poetry Open Mic – This week's feature is Lewis Warsh, with your host Nikhil Melnechuk
LEWIS WARSH is the author of over thirty volumes of poetry, fiction and autobiography, including Alien Abduction (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2015), One Foot Out the Door: Collected Stories (Spuyten Duyvil, 2014), A Place in the Sun (Spuyten Duyvil, 2010) and Inseparable: Poems 1995-2005 (Granary Books, 2008). He was co-founder, with Bernadette Mayer, of United Artists Magazine and Books and has received grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York State Council of the Arts, The Poet’s Foundation and The Fund for Poetry. Mimeo Mimeo #7 (2012) was devoted to his poetry, fiction and collages, and to a bibliography of his work as a writer and publisher. He has taught at Naropa University, The Poetry Project, SUNY Albany and Long Island University (Brooklyn) where he was founding director of the MFA program in creative writing (2007-2013) and where he currently teaches.
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