7PM FRIDAY, JUNE 1 First Friday Poetry | Eric Wertheimer: Mylar
ASU English professor Eric Wertheimer reads from Mylar (paperback, $16) his debut poetry collection. Open reading follows.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Eric Wertheimer lives in the desert with Mili, Dani, Aya, and Tupac, where he is Professor of English and American Studies at Arizona State University. He is the author of Underwriting: The Poetics of Insurance in America and Imagined Empires: Incas, Aztecs, and the New World of American Literature, 1771-1876. He has published his poems in a variety of journals over the past ten years. His other book projects include Pretexts: War and Writing in the Early Republic and Within Trauma: Politics, Poetics, Praxis.