Kit Robinson and Michael Friedman, Friday, April 26

On Friday, April 26 at 7:00 PM Counterpath hosted a reading by Kit Robinson and Michael Friedman.

Kit Robinson is the author of Determination (Cuneiform Press, 2010), Train I Ride (BookThug, 2009), The Messianic Trees: Selected Poems, 1976–2003 (Adventures in Poetry, 2008), The Crave (Atelos, 2002) and 16 other books of poetry. A co-author of The Grand Piano: An Experiment in Collective Autobiography, San Francisco, 1975-1980 (Mode A, 2006-2010), Robinson lives in Berkeley, California, where he works as a freelance writer and plays Cuban tres guitar in the Latin dance band Bahia Son.

Michael Friedman is the author of a novel, Martian Dawn (Turtle Point Press, 2006), and six collections of poetry, including the book of prose poems Species (The Figures, 2000). From 1986 to 2008 he edited the influential literary journal Shiny, which he co-founded. His poetry has appeared in several anthologies, including Great American Prose Poems: From Poe to the Present (Scribner, 2003), and in many journals, including American Poetry Review and New American Writing. Friedman grew up in Manhattan and was educated at Columbia (BA), Yale (MA, English literature) and Duke (JD). He is a former chair of the board of The Poetry Project at St. Mark’s Church in New York City and has been an adjunct faculty member in the MFA writing program at Naropa University in Boulder. With his wife and their two sons he lives in Denver, where he is a practicing attorney. More information can be found at and