Glyn Maxwell is the author of the poetry collections Out of the Rain (1992); Rest for the Wicked (1995), which was short-listed for both the Whitbread Poetry Award and the T.S. Eliot Prize; The Breakage (1998), and One Thousand Nights and Counting: Selected Poems (2011). He has taught at Columbia University, New York University, and The New School.
Editor and poet Jerome Rothenberg presents an investigation and celebration of the world's primal cultures and the poetries that emerged from these regions. His discussion will include sound poems, dream poems, chants and happenings from Africa, America, Asia, Europe and Oceania.