New Books from VT Authors Daniel Lusk and Angela Patten

Kin_cover_rgbWe’re pleased to announce new publications from two authors who have read in the NER Vermont Reading SeriesKin, by Daniel Luskand High Tea at a Low Table, by Angela Patten.

Published by Wind Ridge Books, Kin is the new collection of poems from Daniel Lusk. Kin has recently been selected as a finalist for the Tupelo Press Dorset and Snowbound Awards, the Sarabande Press Morton Prize, and White Pine Press Book Award.

Lusk was a featured author at the NER Vermont Reading Series in January 2012. High-Tea-cover

Also recently published by Wind Ridge Books is High Tea at a Low Table: Stories from an Irish Childhood from Angela Patten. Patten is the author of two poetry collections, Reliquaries and Still Listening.

In July 2011, Patten read in the NER Vermont Reading series.

Both books are available from Wind Ridge Books.

NER June and July Events Recap

This summer New England Review held two group readings, featuring authors published in NER and alumni of Middlebury College: our annual Alumni & Faculty Reading at Middlebury College’s Reunion on June 9, and on July 16 in New York City, in a tribute event hosted by the Potomac Theatre Project. Coming up August 9, the summer edition of the NER Vermont Reading Series.

On June 9, a crowd of Middlebury alumni, faculty, and friends gathered in the Axinn Center for the annual New England Review Middlebury Reunion Reading. Faculty members Kathryn Kramer and Christopher Shaw, from the Department of English & American Literatures; Stephen Kiernan ’82; Alison McGhee ’82; Jason Tandon ’97; and Bruce Willard ’77, all read from their work.  (more photos here)

Writers at the 2012 NER Alumni & Faculty Reading at Middlebury: from left, Jason Tandon ’97, Stephen Kiernan ’82, Alison McGhee ’82, Christopher Shaw, Bruce Willard ’77, and Kathryn Kramer

July 16 saw another gathering of authors, this time in New York City’s Atlantic Stage 2. Middlebury’s Potomac Theatre Project hosted a tribute event for New England Review,  featuring readings from five outstanding NER and Middlebury alumni poets and fiction writers—David Gilbert ’90, Cate Marvin, Emily Mitchell ’97, Greg Pierce, and Patrick Phillips—followed by a reception. Present at the event were former student interns, local authors, Middlebury alumni, and College president Ron Liebowitz. (more photos here)

Richard Romagnoli introduces the authors at the Potomac Theatre Project’s NER Tribute in New York City: (from left) Emily Mitchell, Greg Pierce, Cate Marvin, David Gilbert, Patrick Phillips