This Week: Benefit for Dean Young in NYC

Matthea Harvey, Edward Hirsch, Mary Karr, Matthew Rohrer, Gerald Stern, Dara Wier and others will read at a benefit for the eminent poet and teacher Dean Young in Manhattan this Thursday night. Young is facing a heart transplant, and all donations will be used to help with his expenses. Admission to the event is free. To read about Dean and make an online donation, please visit

Address: Grand Gallery, National Arts Club, 15 Gramercy Park South, New York, NY

-steven karl