Bernat Manciet’s “Ode to James Dean”

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 on the death of the American actor, captures the “brutal, sharp, abrasive, wily, loutish, irascible, … Read more Bernat Manciet’s “Ode to James Dean”

Lori Anderson Moseman in Peep/Show

  Check out the new issue of PEEP / SHOW, featuring the visual sequence o r b i t   l i m i t s by Lori Anderson Moseman, introduced by Nicole Peyrafitte who writes:  Lori Anderson Moseman’s compositions always offer particularized insights into the familiar… the center mass is always deeply felt —purposely, playfully, thoughtfully, consciously & unconsciously located outside the expected body. [ctd here].

Denis Brun: Finissage Cocktail w/ Nicole Peyrafitte

This Thursday (Jan 30th) our good friend Denis Brun is having a “Finissage Cocktail” to close his first solo show in New York. You can stop by anytime between 6-9PM BUT if you want to hear Nicole Peyrafitte’s  send off to him make sure to be there by 7PM. Address: Giacobetti Paul Gallery 111 Front St, New York, NY 11201

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

Nicole Peyrafitte @ Festival Voix Vives in Sète

If you’re in the South of France these weeks & like poetry & performance, do not miss the Festival “Voix Vives de Méditerranée en Méditerranée” in Sète. More than a hundred poets & performers from just about every country around the Mediterranean will do their thing for 7 days — morning, noon & night. I’ll be there, for the pleasure of seeing some old friends and to accompany Nicole … Read more Nicole Peyrafitte @ Festival Voix Vives in Sète

Summer’s Ahead, Says Nicole

Adishatz, Hello! Our spring was busy & rich with a great tour of the UK. You can find videos & pix on my facebook page, Pierre Joris’ blog & more links below. We are now almost ready to embark on a long summer transhumance filled with many exciting stages — see short & longer term dates below. Meanwhile, let me fill you in on our publications. Bi-Valve : Vulvic Space / Vulvic Knowledge — which … Read more Summer’s Ahead, Says Nicole