5/9: Mary Baine Campbell, Paul Foster Johnson, and Ronaldo V. Wilson

The next event features talks by:

Mary Baine Campbell
Paul Foster Johnson
Ronaldo V. Wilson

…followed by a discussion/Q&A session.

on Monday, May 9
at 7 PM
at CUNY Graduate Center
(in the Skylight Room, 9100)
365 Fifth Avenue, NYC

Free Admission to the Public

MARY BAINE CAMPBELL is the author of two books of poetry, The World, the Flesh, and Angels, which won the Barnard New Women Poets Prize, and Trouble. She has recently finished in collaboration with a French painter and translator a book of poems, paintings and translations in the form of one of those make-a-monster books for kids where the pages are cut into parts that turn separately. She is also the author of two scholarly books, The Witness and the Other World, and Wonder and Science, and teaches medieval and early modern literature and culture at Brandeis University.

PAUL FOSTER JOHNSON is the author of Study in Pavilions and Safe Rooms (Portable Press at Yo-Yo Labs) and Refrains/Unworkings (Apostrophe Books). With E. Tracy Grinnell, he is the author of the g-o-n-g press chapbook Quadriga. His poems have appeared in The Awl, Jacket, Cannot Exist, GAM, EOAGH, Fence, and Octopus. From 2003 to 2006, he curated the Experiments and Disorders reading series at Dixon Place. He is an editor at Litmus Press and lives in New York.

RONALDO V. WILSON is the author of Narrative of the Life of the Brown Boy and the White Man (University of Pittsburgh, 2008), winner of the 2007 Cave Canem Poetry Prize and Poems of the Black Object (Futurepoem Books, 2009), winner of the Thom Gunn Award for Gay Poetry, and the Asian American Literary Award in Poetry in 2010. Co-founder of the Black Took Collective, Wilson is currently a full time Visiting Assistant Professor at Mount Holyoke College, and recent guest faculty at The Millay Colony, The Poetry Project at St. Mark’s Church, and the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics, Naropa University.

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TENDENCIES: Poetics & Practice is curated by Tim Peterson (Trace). All events are co-sponsored by the Center for the Humanities, CLAGS (the Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies), The Graduate Center PhD Program in English, and the GC Poetics Group.