Ish Klein, Gerrit Lansing & Carol Weston

Saturday, December 10, 3 pm
Unaffiliated Reading Series
Outpost 186
186 ½ Hampshire St.
Inman Sq.

Poet and filmmaker Ish Klein grew up in Long Island and was educated at Columbia University and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. Klein’s poetry collections include Moving Day (2011) and Union! (2009). She lives in Amherst, Massachusetts.

Gerrit Lansing was born in Albany, New York, in 1928, and grew up in Northern Ohio. Educated at Harvard and Columbia Universities, he has taught at Bard College. He lives in Gloucester, Massachusetts and has a cat named Hector. His most recent volume of poetry is Heavenly Tree, Northern Earth from North Atlantic Books.

Carol Weston's history as a poet is linked to such figures as Jack Powers, John Wieners, Robert Lowell, Allen Ginsberg, and Carl Solomon. She was poetry editor of the Impressions Workshop. She is the author of "What the Poet Expects of Himself," an essay published in the Tufts Review. Married to John Galloway, science teacher at Endicott College, she taught for ten years at the Chesnut Hill School. Her poetry credits include The Farleigh Literary Review, Bomb, Stone Soup Anthology 2003, and the anthology dedicated to John Wieners, The Blind See Only This World. Her chapbook, Spirals, Whorls Sutures, Septa, was published by Stone Soup.