A Fast Life: The Collected Poems of Tim Dlugos


Edited by poet David Trinidad and published by Nightboat Books, this volume establishes Tim Dlugos—the witty and innovative poet at the heart of the New York literary scene in the late 1970s and 1980s and seminal poet of the AIDS epidemic—as one of the most distinctive and energetic poets of our time.  A host of Dlugos’ friends, as well as his fans, will read from the book.  Readers include Anselm Berrigan, Tom Carey, CA Conrad, Jane DeLynn, Alex Dimitrov, Brad Gooch, Duncan Hannah, Patricia Spears Jones, Erica Kaufman, Michael Lally, Chip Livingston, Jaime Manrique, Stephen Motika, Eileen Myles, Ron Padgett, Aaron Smith, Stacy Szymaszek,  Marvin Taylor, David Trinidad and Terence Winch. Reception to follow.