Tuesday, 05/03/11: John Gallaher and G.C. Waldrep

On Tuesday, May 3rd at 7 pm G.C. Waldrep and John Gallaher will read for The Clean Part Reading Series. Just like the previous two events, the reading will be held at the Drift Station Gallery, which can be found at the intersection of 18th & N in downtown Lincoln, NE. This will be the last Clean Part Reading of the semester, so come out to celebrate the re-establishment of the series and tell your (human) friends.


John Gallaher is the author of the books of poetry, Gentlemen in Turbans, Ladies in Cauls, The Little Book of Guesses, winner of the Levis Poetry Prize, and Map of the Folded World, from The University of Akron Press, as well as the free online chapbook, Guidebook from Blue Hour Press. Other than that, he's co-editor of The Laurel Review and GreenTower Press. Currently he's working on a co-authored manuscript with the poet G.C. Waldrep, titled Your Father on the Train of Ghosts, due out in Spring 2011 from BOA Editions.

G.C. Waldrep is the author of four full-length collections of poetry, most recently Archicembalo (Tupelo, 2009; winner of the Dorset Prize) and, with John Gallaher, Your Father on the Train of Ghosts (BOA Editions, 2011). His work has appeared in many journals, including New American Writing, APR, Boston Review, Colorado Review, Denver Quarterly, New England Review, and Tin House. He is also the author of a work of nonfiction and co-editor of two forthcoming anthologies: Homage to Celan, with Ilya Kaminsky (forthcoming later this year from Marick Press), and The Arcadia Project, with Joshua Corey (forthcoming from Ahsahta Press in 2012). He lives in Lewisburg, Pa., where he teaches at Bucknell University and serves as Editor-at-Large for The Kenyon Review.