Contemporary poets talk about how they handle violence in their work and why.
Readings & Conversations Archive
April 12, 2005
April 09, 2005
Geoffrey Young, publisher of The Figures, explores the collaborative process of book publishing and interweaves discussion of the publishing process with anecdotes of his experien
Beginning in February 2005 , Staten Island teens and adults will be doing what Poetry in The Branches was designed for: bumping into poetry and discovering its delights.
April 01, 2005
Cid Corman (1924-2004) was a poet, translator, and editor of the magazine origin, founded in 1951, which published many of the major American poets of the last 50 years, i
Clayton Eshleman reads his translations of Rimbaud, Neruda,Vallejo, Radnoti, and Artaud. A free event with lunch provided.
March 29, 2005
March 23, 2005
March 10, 2005
Two poetry collectives, centered around politicized notions of the self and language, undermine presumptions about identity, reality and writing.
February 17, 2005
Argentine poet Maria Negroni will speak on the writing of Argentine poet Susana Thénon (1935-1991), whose work combines linguistic innovation with “a corrosive and constant politic
January 20, 2005
Poet Ron Padgett discusses the poetry of Pierre Reverdy (1889-1960), a prolific poet and a central figure of France’s avant-garde artistic and literary circles from the 1910s to th