Evelyn Reilly and Ronaldo Wilson, Saturday, April 20, 2013

reilly_styrofoamSaturday, April 20, 2013, at 7 p.m. Counterpath hosted a reading by Evelyn Reilly and Ronaldo Wilson. Videos of the reading and the following Q&A are above and below.

Evelyn Reilly lives and writes in New York City. She is the author of Apocalypso (Roof Books, 2012) and Styrofoam (also published by Roof Books), Hiatus, from Barrow Street Press, and Fervent Remnants of Reflective Surfaces, from Portable Press at YoYo Labs.

Ronaldo Wilson earned an AB at the University of California-Berkeley, an MA at New York University, and a PhD at the City University of New York’s Graduate Center. Wilson is the author of the collections Poems of the Black Object (2009), which won the Publishing Triangle’s Thom Gunn Award, and Narrative of the Life of the Brown Boy and the White Man (2008). His poetry has received four Pushcart Prize nominations, and he has received fellowships and residencies from Cave Canem, Kundiman, the Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center, the Vermont Studio Center, Yaddo, the Anderson Center for the Arts, the Squaw Valley Community of Writers, and the Djerassi Resident Artists Program. With poets Dawn Lundy Martin and Duriel E. Harris, Wilson cofounded the performance-based Black Took Collective.