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Friday, September 23, 2022


7:00 PM, September 23

Book Release Party for Poets Philip Memmer and David Weiss
Downtown Writer's Center

Price: Free
340 Montgomery St., Syracuse

Philip Memmer is the author of six books of poems, most recently Cairns (Lost Horse Press, 2022) and Pantheon (2019). His work has appeared in such journals as Poetry, Poetry Northwest, Mid-American Review, and Poetry London, in many anthologies, and in the Library of Congress's "Poetry 180" website. He is the Executive Director of the Arts Branch of the YMCA of CNY, and founder of the YMCA's Downtown Writers Center. He also serves as Publisher at Tiger Bark Press, and teaches creative writing on occasion at Hamilton College.

David Weiss's newest book of poems is No One Sleeps Tonight (Tiger Bark Press, 2022). He has published five previous collections of poems: The Fourth Part of the World (Ohio State University Press), Gnomon (Wolf at the Door Press), Perfect Crime (Nine Mile Books), Per Diem (Tiger Bark Press), Little Mirror (Lynx House Press), and one novel, The Mensch. His essays, translations, and poems have appeared over the years in The Atlantic, Parnassus, The New Yorker, Iowa Review, North American Review, Crazyhorse, and Ploughshares, among others. He edited Seneca Review for many years and taught at Hobart and William Smith Colleges.

This event will take place both in person and online.


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