Reading from Another City- Poetry Reading with David Keplinger
A reading and musical interlude from his album, BY & BY, with Civil War poems from ANOTHER CITY.
David Keplinger is the author of five collections of poetry, most recently Another City (Milkweed, 2018), The Most Natural Thing (New Issues, 2013) and The Prayers of Others (New Issues, 2006) , which won the Colorado Book Award. His first collection, The Rose Inside, was chosen by the poet Mary Oliver for the 1999 T.S. Eliot Prize. Keplinger has been awarded two fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, as well as funding from the DC Council on the Arts and Humanities, the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, the Danish Council on the Arts, and a two year Soros Foundation fellowship. He directs the MFA Program at American University in Washington, D.C.
Another City is Keplinger's fifth collection of poetry. Poems from the volume have won the Cavafy Prize from Poetry International and the Erskine Poetry Prize from Smartish Pace, with other work having appeared in American Poetry Review, Poetry, Ploughshares, AGNI, and elsewhere.