Logic of the World: The Poetics of Robert Kelly

Logic of the World CELEBRATING ROBERT KELLY’S 75TH BIRTHDAY & HIS 50 YEARS TEACHING AT BARD COLLEGE SATURDAY, MAY 7, 2011 FROM 10 AM – 5 PM ANTHOLOGY FILM ARCHIVES MAYA DEREN ROOM, 32 SECOND AVE, NEW YORK, NY TALKS, READINGS, AND PERFORMANCES BY: Vyt Bakaitis | Phong Bui | Mary Caponegro | Carey Harrison | Michael Ives | Pierre Joris | Jonas Mekas | Tom Meyer | Nicole … Read more Logic of the World: The Poetics of Robert Kelly

“Celan/Joris 45 Years”

“Celan/Joris 45 Years” Friday, March 18 2011 7PM Poets House Ten River Terrace New York, NY 10282 212-431-7920 Poet and translator Pierre Joris discusses Paul Celan (1920–1970), the German–speaking Jewish poet whose writings transformed post–World War II poetry. Joris presents recordings of Celan, videos, readings and more. $10, $7 for students and seniors, free to Poets House Members    

It’s Out!

You can get it here & here. Blurbs for Meridian: Over the last half century Paul Celan has emerged as the iconic poet of the postwar/post-Holocaust period—for some of us the greatest German-language poet of the twentieth century as a whole.  To those for whom he has served as a guide or beacon, his Meridian speech from 1960 remains his most telling testament to the powers and problematics of … Read more It’s Out!

Paul Bowles @ 100

Paul Bowles was born today, 30 December, 100 years ago. Composer, poet, novelist, short story & travel memoir writer, translator, Bowles was a core figure of the 20th century nomad — expatriate as they said back then — community. Having settled in Tangier after 1947 he became what the Tunisian writer Albert Memmi called “an immobile nomad.” But few writers have better described the fate of the modern tourist … Read more Paul Bowles @ 100