Posts tagged "Stacy Szymaszek"

SPRINGING: The Poetry Project’s Spring Benefit — 5/4/2012


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Photographs by Hugh Burckhardt.  

Introductions for Hoa Nguyen & Jesse Seldess


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Hoa Nguyen was born in the Mekong Delta, raised in the DC area, and studied poetics in San Francisco. She is the author of eight books and chapbooks including Chinaberry (Fact Simile, 2010) and Hecate Lochia (Hot Whiskey, 2009). A new transplant to Toronto, ON, Nguyen curates a reading series, teaches creative writing, and reads…

Introductions for Doug Lang & Ron Silliman


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Doug Lang was born and raised in Wales, and has published poetry and novels in the UK. He moved to Washington DC in 1973, where he ran the Folio Reading Series in the late 1970s, and where he has taught writing at the Corcoran College of Art and Design since 1976. He represented DC at…

Introductions for Charles North & Anne Waldman


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Called by James Schuyler “the most stimulating poet of his generation,” Charles North is the author of nine books of poems, most recently Cadenza (2007) and Complete Lineups (2009); a book of essays on poets, artists, and critics, No Other Way; and collaborative works with artists and other poets. His newest collection, What It Is…

Charles Bernstein & Maggie O’Sullivan – 10/5/11


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Thanks to Stephen Mooney for recording this wonderful reading and making it available online. Charles Bernstein – The Poetry Project reading (5 Oct 2011) from voiceworks project on Vimeo. Maggie O’Sullivan Veer Books launch – The Poetry Project reading (5 Oct 2011) from voiceworks project on Vimeo.

Introductions for Charles Bernstein & Maggie O’Sullivan


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Charles Bernstein’s most recent publications are Attack of the Difficult Poems: Essays & Inventions (University of Chicago Press, 2011), All the Whiskey in Heaven: Selected Poems (Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2010, paperback 2011), Blind Witness: Three American Operas (Factory School, 2008); and Girly Man (Chicago Press, 2006). From 1978-1981 he co-edited L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E magazine. In the…

Introductions for Anselm Berrigan & David Trinidad


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For those of you who celebrated Rosh Hashanah last night or had to watch baseball, here are my introductions for Anselm and David. Anselm Berrigan’s newest book, Notes from Irrelevance, was just published by Wave Books. Free Cell and To Hell With Sleep were published in 2009. And Have a Good One was published in 2008.…

SPECIAL EVENT 12/17/10 at 10pm / 10 bucks: Thurston Moore – Samara Lubelski – Bill Nace – Mary Lattimore quartet with readings by poets John Coletti – Stacy Szymaszek – Karen Weiser


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We have just added this special event to our December line-up! Please join us for a reading by John Coletti, Stacy Szymaszek and Karen Weiser followed by an improv performance by Thurston Moore’s quartet. Thurston Moore + Bill Nace – guitars Samara Lubelski – violin Mary Lattimore – harp The quartet will play an improvised…

From the Director


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[from the forthcoming April/May 2010 issue of the Poetry Project Newsletter] Dear Readers, welcome to the Spring issue of the Newsletter, the final issue of this season. I knew from the start I needed to buckle my seatbelt but we’re almost through and I think I just have a bump on the head. Don’t worry,…

New Year’s Day Reading Debriefing


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FROM THE DIRECTOR I began the week leading up to the 36th Annual New Year’s Day Marathon Reading feeling nonchalant and feeling worried about how nonchalant I felt, but after we got through the first few organizational hiccups I realized the uncomfortable feeling was that of confidence. I knew this year was going to be…