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Klossowski & René, Buck & Petit

February 6th, 2015 · No Comments · Book Launch, Translation, Uncategorized

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Paul Celan’s “Breathturn into Timestead: The Collected Later Poetry”: Pierre Joris & Paul Auster @ Deutsches House NYU

January 10th, 2015 · 1 Comment · Book Launch, Translation

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Breccia: Selected Poems 1972-86 by Pierre Joris

December 2nd, 2014 · No Comments · Book Launch

Just re-issued by Skylight Press: Posted on December 2, 2014 by Daniel It is from our bodies’s furrows that the first permission arises. The drag of it. The pull of the pen across the magic writing pad. It is the necessary violence we all call life Breccia is an inspired grouping of poems from celebrated […]

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Paul Celan’s “Breathturn into Timestead: The Collected Later Poetry” — An Evening with Pierre Joris and Paul Auster

November 26th, 2014 · No Comments · Book Launch, Live Reading, Translation

Monday, December 1st, 7:00 p.m. Location: Silver Center – Hemmerdinger Hall, 100 Washington Square East, New York, NY 10003 Deutsches Haus at NYU presents a reading of Paul Celan’s Breathturn into Timestead by the poet and translator Pierre Joris and a conversation between Pierre Joris and Paul Auster, introduced by Professor Ulrich Baer, NYU’s Vice Provost […]

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Just Published: Barzakh (Poems 2000-2012)

October 14th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Book Launch, Poetry

Black Widow Press or via Amazon. From the back cover: ON BARZAKH: A magnificent multi-layered tome from the brilliant poet and translator (of German, French and Arabic) whose erudition and deep engagement with the doings of humanitas are on full display. From a lyrical bi-lingual ode to Kerouac through DIS/ASTER-OILDRECK, we are drawn into a […]

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“Winter Music” in June

June 10th, 2014 · No Comments · Art, Art Exhibition, Book Launch, Photography, Poetry

Another superb new book for this summer: winter music — Photography by Susan Quasha & poems by Robert Kelly. This is a marvelous occasion, especially as it is the first major showing of the color photography of Susan Quasha, co-founder of Station Hill Press for which she has designed a score (hundreds? I’d guess) of […]

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Bernat Manciet’s “Ode to James Dean”

May 28th, 2014 · No Comments · Book Launch, Occitan, Poetry, Translation

Just out from Mindmade Books. Writes Guy Bennet, the publisher: One of the major Occitan writers of the latter half of the 20th century, Bernat Manciet (1923–2005) was the author of numerous works of poetry, fiction, drama, and non-fiction, and editor (for some thirty years) of the revue Òc. This 1958 poem, a hallucinatory verbal meditation […]

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Lost & Found Series IV Launch

April 1st, 2014 · No Comments · Book Launch, Literature, Poetry, Poetry Festival

Thursday, April 3, 4pm Lost & Found Series IV Launch Ammiel Alcalay, Iemanjá Brown, Emily Claman, Stefania Heim, erica kaufman, Bradley Lubin, Kate Tarlow Morgan, Kristin Moriah, Conor Tomás Reed, Talia Shalev, Wendy Tronrud, Kyle Waugh Room C198 Join us for a celebration of the publication of Lost & Found: The CUNY Poetics Document Initiative Series […]

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Happy Hundredth Hrabal!

March 28th, 2014 · No Comments · Book Launch, Book Review, Europe, Novel, Translation

Today is the 100th B-day of the great Czech writer Bohumil Hrabal (1914-1997) &, by a quirk Hrabal would have approved of, yesterday the post man brought Hrabal’s Harlequin’s Millions, translated by Stacey Knecht & published by that ever excellent press, Archipelago Books. One of the most subversive figures of Czech — actually of East […]

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Five Years After the Cast Lead Operation: ‘Gaza Writes Back’

December 28th, 2013 · No Comments · Arab Culture, Arabic, Book Launch, Gaza Strip, Human rights, Israel, Palestine, Palestinian people

Originally posted by Arabic Literature (in English): by mlynxqualey It was five years ago that Cast Lead began. Now a book of short stories, Gaza Writes Back, marks the anniversary. The book’s editor, Refaat Alareer, answers questions about the collection:  ArabLit: How did the idea for this collection come about? How did you put out the […]

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