Should You Travel Through Luxembourg This Summer or Fall…

Madame Maggy Nagel, Ministre de la Culture et Monsieur Claude D. Conter, Directeur du Centre national de littérature ont le plaisir de vous inviter au vernissage de l’exposition PRENDRE le LARGE qui aura lieu le mercredi 14 mai 2014 à 19h30 au Centre national de littérature à Mersch. L’exposition est ouverte au public du jeudi 15 mai au samedi 25 octobre 2014 du lundi au vendredi de 10 à 17 … Read more Should You Travel Through Luxembourg This Summer or Fall…

A Symposium with Pierre Joris and Allen Fisher

via Zoë Skoulding: Nomadic and Processual Poetics: A Symposium with Pierre Joris and Allen Fisher 17th-18th May 2013. Bangor University — FINAL DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS: APRIL 15th —   This one-day symposium is organised by Contempo, the Centre for Contemporary Poetry which is run jointly by Aberystwyth and Bangor Universities. It will consider the scope and applicability of the ideas of Pierre Joris and Allen Fisher and related poetics, … Read more A Symposium with Pierre Joris and Allen Fisher

Marché de la Poésie 2011

The pleasure of a sunny Paris weekend at the annual Marché de la Poésie on Place Saint Sulpice. The photo below taken on Friday afternoon, opening day. Haven’t been able to take any more as my iPhone decided to stop syncing with my laptop & until that little problem is solved, this will have to do.  Although the sun is bleaching out the books exhibited en premier plan, the … Read more Marché de la Poésie 2011

Edmond Dune Celebration

/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/ _/_/_/    Edmond Dune, POÉSIE _/_/_/ /_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/_/ Le Centre national de littérature, les Éditions PHI, les Amis d’Edmond Dune invitent __________à la présentation du 1er volume des___________ ________Oeuvres Complètes d’Edmond Dune_________ Introduction à l’oeuvre d’Edmond Dune par Jean Portante Lecture des textes par Nico Helminger, Pierre Joris et Lambert Schlechter * * * Accompagnement musical par Maxime Bender (saxophone) et Laurent Payfert (basse) Le mercredi 25 mai 2011 … Read more Edmond Dune Celebration

Poems, a Dialogue & some Translations

 * * * Douglas Glover’s Numéro Cinq blog/site has just published two texts — “5 Movements of the Soul” and “Hodgepotch” — by Habib Tengour in my translation. You can read them here. * * * Further Habib Tengour work in my translation will be coming out later this month in the new journal Asymptote (Brandon Holmquest, poetry editor). You can get a preview here. Looks like an … Read more Poems, a Dialogue & some Translations


THE CONSULATE GENERAL OF LUXEMBOURG is pleased to announce “POETRY FROM LUXEMBOURG” featuring Jean PORTANTE & Pierre JORIS with Nicole PEYRAFITTE A reading and performance of their work as well as work by Luxembourg poets such as Anise Koltz, Roger Manderscheid, Edmond Dune, Nico Helminger & others. at THE ZINC BAR – 82 West 3rd Street (bet Thompson and Sullivan) – New York City Sunday, October 31, 2010 – … Read more POETRY FROM LUXEMBOURG

Lodève "Voix de la Méditerranée" festival (1)

Just back to our Pyrenean hide-out from 8 days in Lodève at the “Voix de la Méditerranée” festival. An excellent occasion, though exhausting, what with having to do at least one half-hour reading a day, trying to catch as many of the other readers as possible & spending social time with old friends and new acquaintances. I did not have easy access to the net, and even here, I … Read more Lodève "Voix de la Méditerranée" festival (1)