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New Yorker poetry editor Paul Muldoon and RACKETT at the Bowery Poetry Club

In announcement on December 9, 2008 at 10:28 pm

We would like to draw your attention to a very
special event. Please join us for an evening of poetry and rock and
roll with Paul Muldoon, the Pulitzer Prize winning poetry editor of
the New Yorker, and the Princeton-based band Rackett, on Saturday,
December 20th, 8-9:30 p.m., at the Bowery Poetry Club, 308 Bowery,
(Between Houston and Bleecker), New York. Ticket cost is $15.

A Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, the American Academy of
Arts and Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Letters, Paul
Muldoon was given an American Academy of Arts and Letters award in
literature for 1996. Other recent awards are the 1994 T. S. Eliot
Prize, the 1997 Irish Times Poetry Prize, the 2003 Griffin
International Prize for Excellence in Poetry, the 2004 American
Ireland Fund Literary Award, the 2004 Shakespeare Prize, the 2005
Aspen Prize for Poetry, and the 2006 European Prize for Poetry. He has
been described by The Times Literary Supplement as “the most
significant English-language poet born since the second World War.”

Along with Muldoon, RACKETT features: Stephen Allen (keyboards), Bobby
Lewis (drums), Lee Matthew (lead guitar, vocals), Paul Muldoon
(guitar, lyrics), and Nigel Smith (bass).

Please feel free to contact us for more details.

Katelyn Maloney
Media Director
Bowery Poetry Club