MPS: Ernest Hilbert, Timothy Donnelly & Matthew Zapruder
Tuesday April 12, 7pm – Poetry The Moonstone Poetry Series Presents Ernest Hilbert, Timothy Donnelly & Matthew Zapruder Matthew Zapruder is the author of three collections of poetry, most recently Come On All You Ghosts (Copper Canyon), selected as one of the top 5 poetry books of 2010 by Publishers Weekly. His poems, essays and translations have appeared in many publications, including Open City, Bomb, Slate, American Poetry Review, Poetry, Tin House, Harvard Review, Paris Review, The New Republic, The Boston Review, The New Yorker, McSweeney's, The Believer, Real Simple, and The Los Angeles Times. He has received a William Carlos Williams Award, a May Sarton Award from the Academy of American Arts and Sciences, and a Lannan Literary Fellowship. Currently the Holloway Lecturer at the University of California at Berkeley, as well as an editor for Wave Books and a member of the permanent faculty in the low residency MFA program at UC Riverside-Palm Desert, he lives in San Francisco. Timothy Donnelly's first book of poems, Twenty-seven Props for a Production of Eine Lebenszeit, was publshed by Grove Press in 2003. His second, The Cloud Corporation, was published by Wave Books in 2010. His poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Harper’s, The Iowa Review, jubilat, The Nation, The New Republic, The Paris Review, A Public Space, Washington Square Review, and elsewhere. He is poetry editor of Boston Review and teaches in the Writing Program of Columbia University’s School of the Arts. Ernest Hilbert’s poems have appeared in The New Republic, Yale Review, American Poetry Review, Harvard Review, Parnassus, Boston Review, Verse, New Criterion, American Scholar, and the London Review. He attended Oxford University, where he edited the Oxford Quarterly. He was the poetry editor for Random House’s magazine Bold Type in New York City (1998-2003) and, more recently, of the Contemporary Poetry Review (2005-2010). He hosts the popular blog and video show www.everseradio.com. He is an antiquarian book dealer in Philadelphia, where he lives with his wife, an archaeologist.
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