Jessica Grim

Poetry Reading

Wed, Jan 21, 4 pm; CFA Screening Room

Once co-editor of Big Allis magazine and member of Vaudeville Without Organs performance art ensemble, Jessica Grim is the author of numerous collections of poetry including The Inveterate Life, Locale & Fray.

 

The Poetics Program Presents

Wed, Jan 28, 4 pm; CFA Screening Room

A reading of works in process.

 

Charles Alexander

Poetry Reading & Exhibition

Mon, Feb 9, 12:30 pm; Poetry/Rare Books Collection

Charles Alexander is a poet, book artist, editor & the executive director of Chax Press. He is the author of arc of light / dark matter, Etudes: D & D & Near or Random Acts is forthcoming in 2004.

 

Keith Sanborn

Writers Making Film

Wed, Feb 11, 4 pm; CFA Screening Room
Keith Sanborn, a NYC-based media artist, theorist, & curator, will present Guy Debord’s films Society of the Spectacle & Refutation of all judgments, whether in praise or hostile, which have up to now been brought on the film called Society of the Spectacle. Guest curated by Caroline Koebel.

 

Melissa Ragona, Kyle Schlesinger & Thom Donovan

Multi-media Poetry Event

Fri, Feb 13, 8 pm; Just Buffalo’s Hibiscus Room, $4, $3 student, $2 members

Melissa Ragona is a poet & installation artist working on a book-length manuscript From Radio Ear to Granular Voice: The Sound of Experimental Film. Kyle Schlesinger is a poet, bibliographer & printer. Thom Donovan’s poetry has recently appeared in Aufgabe & Antennae.

 

David Gray Chair of Poetry & Letters Candidates

Every Wed, Feb 18 March 10, 4 pm; CFA Screening Room

Please join us for this special series of readings by candidates for the David Gray Chair of Poetry & Letters.

 

Lucie Brock-Broido

Poetry Reading: Thurs, March 11, 4 pm; Location TBA
Discussion: 7 pm; Clemens 583
Lucie Brock-Broido, Director of Poetry at Columbia, is the author of The Master Letters & Trouble in Mind. Curated by Tim Dean.

Ammiel Alcalay & Nick Lawrence

Discussion with Alcalay: Wed, March 24, 12:30 pm; 438 Clemens

Poetry Reading: 8 pm; Just Buffalo’s Hibiscus Room $4, $3 student, $2 members

Ammiel Alcalay is a poet, translator, critic & scholar. His latest work, from the warring factions, is a book length poem dedicated to the Bosnian town of Srebrenica. Nick Lawrence’s poetry & prose have recently appeared in Grand Street, Talisman, Object, Lyric&, Mirage, & Ecopoetics.

 

Jean Genet, Germaine Dulac & Antonin Artaud

Writers Making Film

Wed, March 24, 4 pm; CFA Screening Room
16mm Film Screening of Jean Genet’s prison love poem Un Chant D’Amour & The Seashell & the Clergyman directed by Germaine Dulac & written by Antonin Artaud. Guest curated by Caroline Koebel.


Nicole Markotic, Erin Mouré & Lisa Robertson

Innovative Canadian Women Writing

Talk & Panel Discussion: Wed, Mar 31,

4 pm; Poetry/Rare Books Collection

Poetry Reading: 8 pm; Rust Belt Books

Nicole Markotic is the author of Yellow Pages, & Minotaurs & Other Alphabets. Erin Mouré is the author of eleven books of poetry, among them Search Procedures & Furious. Lisa Robertson is the author of Debbie: An Epic & The Weather.

 

John Taggart

Poetry Reading

Wed, April 7, 4 pm; CFA Screening Room

Editor of the essential Maps journal & author of Songs of Degrees: Essays on Contemporary Poetry and Poetics, Taggart’s most recent book of poetry is When The Saints. A new book, Pastorals, is expected out this Spring.

 

Stephen Rodefer

Poetry Reading & Slide Show

Fri, April 9, 8 pm; Just Buffalo’s Hibiscus Room

Stephen Rodefer is the author of numerous volumes of poetry & currently lives in Paris, where he is pursuing a career as a painter.

 

Allen Grossman

Poetry Reading: Thurs, April 15, 4 pm; Location TBA

Discussion: 7 pm; Clemens 583
Allen Grossman is the author of 14 books of poetry & poetics, most recently Sweet Youth. Facilitated by Tim Dean.

 

Lisa Jarnot & Jonathan Link

Poetry Reading

Fri, April 16, 8 pm; Just Buffalo’s

Hibiscus Room $4, $3 student, $2 members

Lisa Jarnot is author of Some Other Kind of Mission, Ring of Fire & Black Dog Songs. Jonathan Link is Managing Editor at Slope Editions.

 

Andrew Levy

Poetry Reading

Wed, April 21, 4 pm; CFA Screening Room

Andrew Levy is the author of Ashoka, Paper Head Last Lyrics & Elephant Surveillance to Thought among many other titles. With Bob Harrison, he edits Crayon.

 

Ed Roberson

Reading & Conversation

Fri, April 23, 8 pm; Just Buffalo’s Hibiscus Room $4, $3 student, $2 members

Ed Roberson is the author of Atmosphere Conditions, Just In/ Word of Navigational Challenges: New and Selected Work & Voices Cast Out To Talk Us In.