Granada Poesie II

Program continued… WEDNESDAY, 16 FEBRUARY 10:00 – 12:00 AM OPEN-MIC POETRY READING Place: Book and Crafts Fair Coordinator: Poet Victor Chavarría 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM ROUNDTABLE ON THE LIFE AND WORK OF POET CLARIBEL ALEGRIA; PRESENTATION OF HER ANTHOLOGY BY POET LUIS ROCHA NICARAGUAN CENTER OF WRITERS (CNE) Place: San Francisco Convent (Hall of Arches) Presentations by poets: Gioconda Belli, Blanca Castellón, Ileana Rodriguez, Nicasio Urbina and Miguel … Read more Granada Poesie II

He Gone? No, He Back!

Didn’t know what was wrong with New York this last month, but it felt uncanny, unheimlich, no one saying savvy rude things to you or the guy next to you, no one slapping you on the back calling you names or complaining about this or that as you enter Katz’s, no one offering unasked for wise-crack put downs with that unmistakable faint Brooklynese (rhymes with pekinese) people here speak … Read more He Gone? No, He Back!

VII Festival de Poesía en Nicaragua

Anuncian VII Festival de Poesía en Nicaragua MANAGUA—La Fundación Festival Internacional de Poesía anunció al martes que su VII edición se celebrará entre el 13 y el 17 de febrero próximo en Granada, al este de Managua, con la presencia de unos 150 poetas de más de 50 países.”Quien quiera saber cómo está la poesía en el mundo que asista al festival”, dijo el poeta nicaragüense Francisco de Asís … Read more VII Festival de Poesía en Nicaragua

An Evening with Adonis

Monday, November 1, 7:00pm Poets House River Terrace New York, 10282 (212) 431-7920 A Mirror for the Twentieth Century: An Evening with Adonis Born in Syria in 1930, Adonis is one of the most revered and influential poets of the Arabic-speaking world. In honor of his 80th birthday, Adonis reads in Arabic from the new English translation (by Khaled Mattawa) of his Selected Poems with Pierre Joris and Marilyn … Read more An Evening with Adonis

Trialogues @ Local 269

Monday August 23rd 8PM TRIALOGUES Nicole Peyrafitte / Pierre Joris / Michael Bisio (bass) THE LOCAL 269 269 E Houston Street NYC Trialogues are improvised collaborative exchanges inside a set time limit between 3 protagonists unconditionallydedicated to their chosen mode of expression: Joris to his nomadic poetry in its wandering, rhizomatic explorations; Peyrafitte to her nourishing, sensual, campy and scintillating multi-layered vocal range & texts ; Bisio to the … Read more Trialogues @ Local 269

Forthcoming Events

Sunday June 27th Metropolitan Museum 1:00PM “Picasso, Pablo Ruiz: Spanish Poet Who Dabbled in Painting, Drawing, and Sculpture”” A conference & reading by Pierre Joris, co-editor and translator of Pablo Picasso’s poetry: The Burial Of The Count Of Orgaz & Other Poems Nicole Peyrafitte will read  the French & Spanish versions of Picasso’s texts. * * * Tuesday June 29th TRIALOGUES @  The Vision Festival XV Abrons Arts Center … Read more Forthcoming Events


This Sunday, June 6, from 4:00 to 6:00, will be the “official” opening/reading celebration of: WALTZING IN QUICKSAND: POETS IN COLLAGE Star Black, Steven Dalachinsky, Bob Heman, Aaron Howard, Valery Oisteanu, Yuko Otomo, Nicole Peyrafitte, Lewis Warsh, Bruce Weber, Jeffrey Cyphers Wright Curated by Bruce Weber May 21-June 27, 2010 TRIBES GALLERY   285 East 3rd St. (betw. Aves. C and D), 2nd Floor Gallery Hours: Mon. 11-6, Tues.-Fri. 10-6, … Read more WALTZING IN QUICKSAND: POETS IN COLLAGE

MaelstrÖm Revolution Festival

Thursday May 27th 7pm MaelstrÖm Revolution Festival Jerome Rothenberg/Pierre Joris/Nicole Peyrafitte + a group of Belgian & US Artists at The Invisible Dog 51 Bergen Street, Brooklyn * * * complete tentative line-up as of this morning: The evening starts at 7pm -David Giannoni – Dwayne Morgan – Antoine Boute – Jerome Rothenberg – Vincent Tholomé —First Break— – Olivier Dombret – Benjamin Pottel – Kat Georges and Peter … Read more MaelstrÖm Revolution Festival

Paris Poetry Reading

Celebrate translation in literature with IVY Writers: Multilingual performances and bilingual readings will punctuate this evening which is to celebrate language, sound, poetry, connections. Please join authors Pierre Joris (American, who has written more than 40 books), Christophe Ippolito (American translator of books by Lebanese author Nadia Tuéni), Christophe Marchand-Kiss (French author and translator of numerous anglophone and other writers), Mark Goldstein (Canadian publisher, author and translator of Celan … Read more Paris Poetry Reading