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Barzakh (Poems 2000-2012)

"A magnificent multi-layered tome from the brilliant poet and translator whose erudition and deep engagement with the doings of humanitas are on full disply. From a lyrical bi-lingual ode to Kerouac through DIS/ASTEROILDRECK, we are drawn into a kinetic weave of world and language.....A book for the time, for all times, for its care, its passion, its urgent soundings." Anne Waldman

Paul Celan — Breathturn Into Timestead: The Collected Later Poetry

"I will make the outrageous assertion that Paul Celan reinvented poetry—or invented a new kind of poetry—or took poetry to a place where it had never been before. By definition, such work cannot be translated. Then along comes Pierre Joris, and by some mysterious process of linguistic alchemy, he has managed to translate hundreds of examples of this work, or at least to produce versions that embody the strangeness and power of the originals—and the grand adventure of Celan's late poems lives on in English." —Paul Auster

A Voice Full of Cities: The Collected Essays of Robert Kelly

Long over-due, the present volume, A Voice Full of Cities, edited by Pierre Joris & Peter Cockelbergh, collects for the first time Kelly's essays, statements, & other writings on poetry & poetics, making available a vast array of difficult to obtain works. The editors' aim was to insure that — in Robert Kelly's own words — "the fifty years of thinking around the fifty years of making won't get lost, and making and thinking will be seen as one thing."

Upcoming Events

Pierre Joris & Vyt Bakaitis at the Shed Space

DATE Saturday November 15, 2014 @ 8 PM; LOCATION The Shed Space 366 6th Street, Park Slope, Brooklyn, NY

Pierre Joris & Vyt Bakaitis will read from their new books & translations.

Cabaret Hérétique Nicole Peyrafitte w/ Adrian Cohen on piano

DATE November 16, 2014; TIME 6 p.m.; LOCATION 308 Bowery, New York, NY 10012

Guest duets: Bob Holman & Sophie Malleret, Pierre Joris &Urayoán Noel, Nada Gordon & Tony Dohr a.k.a Douglas Rothschild. In the tradition of Cabaret Voltaire, Nicole Peyrafitte's presents: a voco-musico-poetico-comestible performance focused on chansons & poetry & food! Vintage videos, original works, special guests & complementary delicious sampling of food by d'Artagnan are on the menu. 

"As a Friend" A film by Miles Joris-Peyrafitte

DATE Saturday November 22, 2014 @ 8:30PM; LOCATION Williamsburg Independent Film Festival

Miles Joris-Peyrafitte's film "As a Friend" is screening as official selection at Williamsburg Independent Film Festival. "As a Friend" is a Ta'wil production & Joseph Mastantuono is producer.

"Penser avec Derrida où qu'il soit"

DATE December 11-13, 2014 ; LOCATION Abbaye d'Ardenne - Saint-Germain la Blanche-Herbe

Pierre Joris presents an essay on Jacques Derrida & Paul Celan at a conference organized by the Collège International de Philosophie & the IMEC (Institut Mémoires de l'édition contemporaine) in Caen (France).