VIRTUAL EVENT: Poetry & Cocktails with Tess Taylor & Daniel Handler

Tuesday, May 5, 2020 - 5:00pm

 

Join us on Tuesday May 5th at 5:00pm PDT for a Zoom poetry and cocktail hour with Tess Taylor and Daniel Handler! Daniel and Tess will be discussing her new collection Rift Zone as well reading and recommending some of their favorite poets. Daniel Handler will also demonstrate how to make the "Rift Zone Cocktail." Make your own at home! Recipe and recommendations below.

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Rift Zone Cocktail

Gin, Poppy Liqeur and a little white wine, served up with lemon.

Tess and Daniel's Poetry Recommendations

A Piece of Good News by Kate Peterson

Dunce by Mary Ruefle

Indigo by Ellen Bass

After Callimachus by Stephanie Burt

Rift Zone Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781597097765
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Published: Red Hen Press - April 7th, 2020

RIFT ZONE, Taylor's much-anticipated third book traces literal and metaphoric fault lines--rifts between past and present, childhood and adulthood, what is and what was.


Bottle Grove: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781632864277
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - August 27th, 2019

A razor-sharp tale of two couples, two marriages, a bar, and a San Francisco start-up from a best-selling, award-winning novelist.


After Callimachus: Poems (Lockert Library of Poetry in Translation #139) Cover Image
By Stephanie Burt, Mark Payne (Contribution by)
$24.95
ISBN: 9780691180199
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Published: Princeton University Press - April 14th, 2020

Contemporary translations and adaptations of ancient Greek poet Callimachus by noted writer and critic Stephanie Burt


Indigo Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781556595752
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Published: Copper Canyon Press - April 7th, 2020

"Bass's work--about marriage and parenting, illness and recovery, small daily pleasures--cultivates an exuberance that's born of, and balanced by, close watchfulness." --The New York Times
"A bold and passionate new collection... Intimacy is rarely conveyed as gracefully as in Bass's lustrous poems." --Booklist


A Piece of Good News: Poems Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780374538880
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - February 18th, 2020

A rich and challenging new collection from the young award-winning poet

In those days I began to see light under every
bushel basket, light nearly splitting
the sides of the bushel basket. Light came
through the rafters of the dairy where the grackles
congregated like well-taxed citizens


Dunce Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781940696850
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Published: Wave Books - September 10th, 2019

FINALIST FOR THE 2020 PULITZER PRIZE IN POETRY

A finalist for both the 2019 National Book Critics Circle Award and a the LA Times Book Award, and longlisted for the National Book Award.


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