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Poetry Forum: Amy Lawless and Roberto Montes

Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at 6:30 pm

Klein Conference Room, Room A510, Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall Room 510, 66 West 12th Street, New York, NY 10011

Amy Lawless is the author of two collections of poetry: My Dead and Noctis Licentia. She received a poetry fellowship from the New York Foundation for the Arts in 2011. Her poems have recently appeared in iO: A Journal of New American Poetry, Octopus Magazine, as the Poem-A-Day from the Academy of American Poets, and her collaborations with Angela Veronica Wong have recently appeared in Best American Poetry 2013 and Pinwheel. She grew up in Boston and lives in Manhattan, and teaches writing at Rutgers and John Jay College. She received her MFA from the Writing Program at The New School.

Roberto Montes is the author of I Don’t Know Do You and the chapbook, How to Be Sincere in Your Poetry Workshop, which exists at His work has appeared in The Best of the Net 2011 Anthology; Forklift, Ohio; Sixth Finch; ILK; and elsewhere. In 2013 he received an MFA from the Writing Program at The New School. He lives in Queens, NY.

Moderated by Mark Bibbins, faculty, School of Writing, moderator.

Sponsored by the School of Writing.

Event Type

Author Readings and Discussions


General Public


Writing and Literature


School of Writing, Schools of Public Engagement




$5; free to all students and New School faculty, staff, and alumni with ID

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