Category Archives: Event

Celebrating the Poetry of Alice Notley (NY, 3/13/14)

For those of you in New York this weekend, there will be an event devoted to the work of Alice Notley featuring a great cast reading selections of her poetry, as part of the Downtown Literary Festival. Here are the details: “The … Continue reading

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Angela Ball’s course on “The New York School Diaspora” and the South — Symposium in May 2014

The poet Angela Ball is guest-blogging this week on the Best American Poetry blog, and she’s been posting about a graduate class she’s teaching this semester at the University of Southern Mississippi on the New York School Poets.  Since I’m … Continue reading

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Richard Hell, reading at the University of Sussex in the UK (2/4/14)

For those of you in, or passing through, England, the poet and musician Richard Hell (who I’ve posted about before) will be reading at the University of Sussex in Brighton on February 4, 2014. Here is some information about the … Continue reading

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“Nomadic Travels and Travails”: Conference on Alice Notley and Pierre Joris in Belgium

    There’s an upcoming conference being held in Belgium in November 2013 on the work of two very interesting poets, Alice Notley and Pierre Joris, and issues of nomadism, hybridity, translation, and transnationalism.  The title of the seminar is “Moving Back … Continue reading

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Ashbery, Donnelly, and Fitzgerald — tonight at the New York Public Library

For those of you in New York, tonight there will be an event at the New York Public Library featuring John Ashbery and two terrific younger poets he has influenced, Timothy Donnelly and Adam Fitzgerald.  The three poets will be … Continue reading

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“Song for Bernadette: An Evening of Lyrics and Dance,” at the Poetry Project in September

Next month there will be benefit held in honor of Bernadette Mayer, at the Poetry Project at St. Marks, in New York.  (For more information about Mayer’s situation and the “Friends of Bernadette Mayer Fund,” see this Harriet blog post … Continue reading

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Bill Berkson reads from “Biotherm” for O’Hara birthday event (in San Francisco)

Reason #1657 it would be terrific to live in San Francisco. As the Poetry Foundation’s Harriet blog posted yesterday, Bill Berkson will be reading tomorrow night from the long poem Frank O’Hara dedicated to him, “Biotherm (for Bill Berkson),” at an … Continue reading

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Poetry in Theatre: Early Frank O’Hara — June 3, New York

The CUNY Graduate Center’s Segal Theater is hosting “Poetry in Theatre: Early Frank O’Hara + Plays by Contemporary Poets, with Judith Malina,”a wonderful-sounding program devoted to the New York School’s innovative blending of poetry and theater, and its legacy.  The program … Continue reading

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