Open Books Wallingford
Sat April 13, 7 pm
Tacoma-based, Philippines-born poet Rick Barot is the author of the collections The Darker Fall, Lambda Literary finalist and Grub Street Prize winner Want, and Chord, with a fourth, The Galleons, due out in 2020. He's won all the fellowships, or at least NEA, Guggenheim Foundation, Artist Trust, Civitella Ranieri, and Stanford University grants. He'll read with David Biespiel, an award-winner for A Long High Whistle and Poetry Foundation's Best Book of the Year and a shortlister for The Book of Men and Women.