Bank Square Books and the James Merrill House present a poetry reading with Merrill House alumnus Adam Giannelli and August fellow Walter Perrie. This event is free and open to the public; refreshments will be served.
About the Poets
Adam Giannelli’s poems have appeared in the Kenyon Review, New England Review, Yale Review, FIELD, Colorado Review, and elsewhere. He is the translator of a selection of prose poems by Marosa di Giorgio, Diadem (BOA Editions, 2012), which was shortlisted for the 2013 PEN Award for Poetry in Translation, and the editor of High Lonesome (Oberlin College Press, 2006), a collection of essays on Charles Wright. He currently studies at the University of Utah, where he is a doctoral student in literature and creative writing, and a poetry editor for Quarterly West.
Walter Perrie, born in Lanarkshire in 1949, was educated at the universities of Edinburgh, (M.A. hons philosophy) and Stirling (M.Phil). Since 1975 he has worked as a freelance editor, poet, critic, travel writer and sometime lecturer, giving courses in philosophy and creative writing. He has given many readings of his poetry in both North America and in Europe.