Poetry at Wolfman: Alan Felsenthal and Ari Banias

We're hosting Alan Felsenthal and Ari Banias, one from across the continent, one from across the Berkeley/Oakland border. Both have new books! Both are amazing! You will think so too!

Alan Felsenthal runs a small press called The Song Cave. With Ben Estes, he edited A Dark Dreambox of Another Kind: The Poems of Alfred Starr Hamilton. His writing has appeared in BOMB, The Brooklyn Rail, Critical Quarterly, Fence, jubilat, and Harper’s. Published by Ugly Duckling Presse in 2017, Lowly is his first collection of poems.

Ari Banias is the author of the book Anybody (W.W. Norton, 2016), and the chapbook What's Personal is Being Here With All of You (Portable Press @ Yo-Yo Labs). His poems have appeared in A Public Space, Boston Review, The Offing, Poetry, and others. He lives & works in Berkeley.