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Mayakovsky&#039;s Revolver - Matthew Dickman - <span class="date-display-single">10/22/2015 - 4:00pm</span>

Mayakovsky's Revolver

10/22/2015 - 4:00pm

Central Library - The Bubbler

Presented in partnership with the UW Department of Creative Writing, a collection, from a dazzling, award-winning young poet, that paints life as a celebration in the dark.
At the center of Mayakovsky’s Revolver is the suicide of Matthew Dickman’s older brother. “Known for poems of universality of feeling, expressive lyricism of reflection, and heartrending allure” (Major Jackson), Dickman is a powerful poet whose new collection explores how to persevere in the wake of grief.

Matthew Dickman

About Presenter Matthew Dickman


Matthew Dickman is the author of All-American Poem50 American Plays (co-written with his twin brother Michael Dickman), and Mayakovsky’s Revolver. He is the recipient of The Honickman First Book Prize, The May Sarton Award from the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the Kate Tufts Award from Claremont College, and the 2009 Oregon Book Award from Literary Arts of Oregon. His poems have appeared in McSweeney’s, Ploughshares, The Believer, The London Review of Books, Narrative Magazine, Esquire, and The New Yorker among others. He is a 2015 Guggenheim recipient. Matthew Dickman is the Poetry Editor of Tin House Magazine. He lives in Portland, Oregon.


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