2/24: Oliver, Eichhorn, & Bernstein

The spring 2010 series begins with talks by:

Akilah Oliver

Kate Eichhorn

Charles Bernstein

…followed by a discussion/Q&A session.

on Wednesday, February 24

at 6:30 PM


at CUNY Graduate Center

(in the Martin E. Segal Theater)

365 Fifth Avenue, NYC

Akilah Oliver is the author of A Toast in the House of Friends (Coffee House Press 2009), and the she said dialogues: flesh memory (Smokeproof/Erudite Fangs, 1999, Winner of the PEN Beyond Margins Award). Oliver’s work is featured on the CD “Matching Half”, with Anne Waldman and Ambrose Bye. Her chapbooks include: a (A)ugust (Yo-yo Labs, 2007) and The Putterer’s Notebook (Belladonna, 2006), She is faculty at The Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics at Naropa University in Boulder Colorado. She is a founding member of the feminist avant-garde performance group The Sacred Naked Nature Girls (1993-1999). She currently makes her home in Brooklyn, NY. .

Kate Eichhorn is the author of Fond (BookThug, 2008) and co-editor of Prismatic Publics: Innovative Canadian Women’s Poetry and Poetics (Coach House Books, 2009). A second collection of poetry, Fieldnotes: a forensic, is forthcoming in fall 2010 from BookThug. Current projects include a novel and book-length work of criticism. She teaches writing and cultural theory at The New School.

Charles Bernstein‘s most recent books are All the Whiskey in Heaven: Selected Poems (Farrar, Straus, Giroux, March 2010); Blind Witness, (Factory School, 2008), Girly Man (University of Chicago Press, 2006), and Shadowtime (Green Integer, 2005). He is Donald T. Regan Professor of English and Comparative Literature at University of Pennsylvania. More info: epc.buffalo.edu.

About Tim Peterson (Trace)

Tim Peterson (Trace) is a poet, critic, editor, curator, and octopus. Author of the book Since I Moved In (Chax Press) and the recent chapbook Violet Speech (2nd Avenue Poetry), Peterson also edits EOAGH: A Journal of the Arts and curates readings and events throughout NYC including the Zinc Bar series, Quips & Cranks (with Vincent Katz) at SVA, and the TENDENCIES: Poetics & Practice talks series at CUNY Graduate Center.
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