PJ & NP: On The Road Again…

…SAN FRANCISCO, OAKLAND, MINNEAPOLIS, PRINCETON, NYC, SETE, MARSEILLES, BARJOLS, AIX-EN-PROVENCE, PARIS… Our next four months are filled with truly exciting performances, readings, screenings, collaborations, book launches, art shows & we sure are looking forward to see you here or there. Meanwhile, thank you for your support & happy spring — keep in touch! Nicole & Pierre SAN-FRANCISCO Wednesday, March 18  7PM Breathturn Into Timestead: The Collected Later Poetry of Paul Celan with poet-translator Pierre … Read more PJ & NP: On The Road Again…

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

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 for Faculty, Arts, Humanities, and Diversity. This event is free of charge. If you … Read more Paul Celan’s “Breathturn into Timestead: The Collected Later Poetry” — An Evening with Pierre Joris and Paul Auster

June Paris Readings

IVY WRITERS PARIS Cycle de lectures bilingues par des poètes internationaux Pierre Joris, Nicole Peyrafitte, Isabelle Garron et E Tracy Grinnell liront le 18 juin 2014 à 19h30 pour Ivy Writers Paris au CAFE DELAVILLE, 34 blvd Bonne Nouvelle, Paris 10e IVY WRITERS PARIS vous invite à une soirée de lectures et de performances bilingues le 18 juin 2014 à 19h30 avec les participants : Pierre Joris (poète, traducteur, essayiste … Read more June Paris Readings

2 Or 3 Things I know About Him

1) Today, Wednesday 14 May, for those who have German, portrait-interview by Vesna Andonovic in the Luxembourg “paper of record,” the Luxemburger Wort, entitled “The Integral in the Open Field.” E-version not available yet. 2) check out maintenant #94 – pierre joris: An interview with Pierre Joris by SJ Fowler. 3:AM: The primary legacy of your work and your thought to me has been your ability to make clear the axiomatic negative … Read more 2 Or 3 Things I know About Him

Rachida Madani: “Walk through the Ruins”

In preview of Rachida Madani‘s reading tonight at 6:30 at Silvana 300 W 116th street in New York, here is a poem I just translated for the event from her collection Femme je suis / Woman I am. Walk through the ruins that wreck us and tell yourself that we’re camping in a crumbling of stones even if no denunciation transfers from the sand to accumulate dune upon dune      storm … Read more Rachida Madani: “Walk through the Ruins”

Michael Speier: D.C. Reading

Last week I posted a poem of Michael Speier’s & a note on his work. Check it out here. Below a second poem I translated — & if you are in the DC area you can hear Michael read these & other poems, tomorrow, Wednesday: Georgetown University Department of German You are cordially invited to a Poetry Reading  with Michael Speier when: Wednesday, March 26, 5:00-6:30 pm, where: ICC 450 … Read more Michael Speier: D.C. Reading

Diane Di Prima Reading & Fundraiser

HI FOLKS HOPE TO SEE SOME OF YOU AT THIS EVENT. I DON’T HAVE EVERYONE’S EMAIL ADDRESS ANYMORE, SO IF YOU CAN, PLEASE FORWARD TO WHOEVER MIGHT BE INTERESTED. PLEASE NOTE A SMALL MISTAKE: THERE WILL BE WMALL WORKS OF ART OF MINE FOR SALE, BUT NOT FOR AUCTION. WATERCOLORS AND COLLAGES. NOTHING OVER $150. THE POEMS I READ WILL BE FROM “POEMS ARE ANGELS” AND FROM “THE BLACK NOTEBOOK”, “THE CORK … Read more Diane Di Prima Reading & Fundraiser

Occitan Symposium, Banquet & Performance

On Saturday, November 23, Poets House, in partnership with City Lore and NY’OC Trobadors, hosts a landmark symposium celebrating and bringing the riches of southern French poetry and culture to the American public. The symposium gathers international and local poets, artists, scholars, and performers to share the fascinating history of the region and bring to life the songs of troubadours past and present in the endangered lenga d’òc (Occitan language). Chef and foodie favorite … Read more Occitan Symposium, Banquet & Performance

San Diego Area Events

UCSD New Writing Series: Pierre Joris and Nicole Peyrafitte Event Type: Poetry Reading Event Date and Time: October 23, 2013 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Description: UCSD’s New Writing Series is excited to announce a double reading from Pierre Joris and Nicole Peyrafitte on Wednesday, October 23rd at 4:30 in the SME Performance Space Room. Pierre Joris is the author of over 50 books of poetry, translations, anthologies, & … Read more San Diego Area Events

Little Sparta Reading

Pierre Joris — Nicole Peyrafitte — Ken Cockburn — Lila Matsumoto Poetry reading at Little Sparta – the garden of Ian Hamilton Finlay [in the temple of Bauchis & Philemon if wet]  The ticket price includes: return transport (if applicable, depending on ticket type selected) from  University Avenue (at John McIntyre building), Glasgow or  adjacent to Bristow Square (outside the Student Centre), Edinburgh; admission to the garden (with your choice … Read more Little Sparta Reading