Hudson Opera House Poetry Reading

  Hudson Opera House New Reading Series! Pierre Joris and Brenda Coultas Sunday, September 13, 5pm  | Book Signing and reception to follow Free and open to the public 327 Warren St. Hudson, NY 12534 (518) 822-1438 info@hudsonoperahouse.org Join series curator Tamas Panitz, and poets Pierre Joris and Brenda Coultas this Sunday at the Hudson Opera House!  Although born and raised in Luxembourg, Pierre Joris is an internationally recognized poet who, … Read more Hudson Opera House Poetry Reading

Paul Celan and the Meaning of Language — An Interview with Pierre Joris

Above right: Paul Celan, passport photo Breathturn into Timestead: The Collected Later Poetry of Paul Celan A Bilingual Edition Translated and with Commentary by Pierre Joris Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 736 pages,ISBN-10: 0374125988   Doug Valentine with Pierre Joris Paul Celan and the Meaning of Language An Interview with Pierre Joris   There is great pleasure to be found in Paul Celan’s poetry. His dazzling neologisms (“wordwall”, “smokethin”, “icethorn”) … Read more Paul Celan and the Meaning of Language — An Interview with Pierre Joris

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

Just Published: Barzakh (Poems 2000-2012)

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 kinetic weave of world and language. “The brain amazed/that shaped air/ makes sense/in difference./Shut … Read more Just Published: Barzakh (Poems 2000-2012)

UPCOMING GIGS

¡ T O D A Y ! BOISE STATE MFA READING SERIES Friday October 3rd, 2014: Pierre Joris, The Cabin Literary Center, 801 S. Capitol Blvd, 7:30 p.m. * * * EVERGREEN COLLEGE READING Olympia, WA Monday 6 October Talk on Paul Celan (9:30 to 11 a.m.)  & Poetry Reading (1 to 2:30 p.m.) both are in: Lecture Hall 5, The Evergreen State College * * * X San Luis Potosí … Read more UPCOMING GIGS

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

!OUT NOW! It is no exaggeration to suggest that Robert Kelly may well be America’s most prolific poet, and certainly one of the most singular and ceaselessly innovative writers the country produced in the 2nd part of the past century. To date, he has published more than 70 books of poetry and fiction — books that reveal a breathtaking range, from freshly minted trobar clus and contemporized sonnet forms, … Read more A Voice Full of Cities: The Collected Essays of Robert Kelly

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…

Nomadic Travels and Travails with Alice Notley and Pierre Joris

Université Libre de Bruxelles, International Poetry Lab 2013 Moving Back and Forth between Poetry and / as Translation Nomadic Travels and Travails with Alice Notley and Pierre Joris A two-day International Poetry Seminar with Alice Notley and Pierre Joris as keynote speakers. THURSDAY, 7 November 2013 REGISTRATION opens at 9:00 am 9:30 – 9:45               Poetry Lab OPENING 9:45 – 10:45             KEYNOTE lecture by PIERRE JORIS (poet & translator, University at Albany, USA): “A Nomad Poetics Revisited: Poetry and Translation … Read more Nomadic Travels and Travails with Alice Notley and Pierre Joris

Review of “Cartographies of the In-Between”

Ambulatory Criticism Amanda Montei From: American Book Review Volume 34, Number 4, May/June 2013 p. 28 | 10.1353/abr.2013.0057 In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content:  Pierre Joris is perhaps best recognized for his work as a translator, particularly for his award-winning translations of Paul Celan’s poetry, though he has also authored more than two-dozen books of poetry and has collaborated on numerous editorial projects … Read more Review of “Cartographies of the In-Between”