Sean Singer and Laura Cronk at KGB

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Poets Sean Singer and Laura Cronk will take to the lectern at KGB Bar in the East Village on Monday night as part of the long-running Monday Night Poetry Series.

Singer is the author of Discography, which won the Yale Series of Younger Poets Prize and was selected by W.S. Merwin. Discography also earned Singer the Norma Farber First Book Award from the Poetry Society of America. In addition to this collection, Singer is also the author of Honey & Smoke, a book published by London’s Eyewear Publishing. He has also authored two chapbooks, received a Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, and earned a Ph.D. from Rutgers University. He lives here in New York City where he drives a taxi for Uber, according to his biography on the Facebook event page.

Laura Cronk’s book, Having Been an Accomplice, was published by Persea Books. She is a former curator of the KGB Monday Night Poetry Series. She ran the series with Michael Quattrone and Megin Jimenez from 2008-2011. She is the director of the Summer Writers Colony and The Writing & Democracy Program at The New School in Manhattan’s Greenwich Village. She is also poetry editor for The Inquisitive Eater.

The event will begin at 7:30, and KGB Bar is located on East 4th Street at Second Avenue.

For more information, visit the event page here.