‘Fugitive Literature’: Granary Books Has Done the Deed

Jan Herman’s new memoir & his take on it, from his blog: March 23, 2015 by Here’s what happened: I was invited to speak about “little magazines and William S. Burroughs” on a panel with Jed Birmingham and Charles Plymell at the 2014 Burroughs Centennial Conference hosted in New York City by the Center for the Humanities. After my talk, Steve Clay came up to me and asked to … Read more ‘Fugitive Literature’: Granary Books Has Done the Deed

PJ & NP: On The Road Again…

…SAN FRANCISCO, OAKLAND, MINNEAPOLIS, PRINCETON, NYC, SETE, MARSEILLES, BARJOLS, AIX-EN-PROVENCE, PARIS… Our next four months are filled with truly exciting performances, readings, screenings, collaborations, book launches, art shows & we sure are looking forward to see you here or there. Meanwhile, thank you for your support & happy spring — keep in touch! Nicole & Pierre SAN-FRANCISCO Wednesday, March 18  7PM Breathturn Into Timestead: The Collected Later Poetry of Paul Celan with poet-translator Pierre … Read more PJ & NP: On The Road Again…

Breccia: Selected Poems 1972-86 by Pierre Joris

Just re-issued by Skylight Press: Posted on December 2, 2014 by Daniel It is from our bodies’s furrows that the first permission arises. The drag of it. The pull of the pen across the magic writing pad. It is the necessary violence we all call life Breccia is an inspired grouping of poems from celebrated poet, translator, anthologist and essayist, Pierre Joris. It is a Collected Works, dated 1972 … Read more Breccia: Selected Poems 1972-86 by Pierre Joris

Paul Celan’s “Breathturn into Timestead: The Collected Later Poetry” — An Evening with Pierre Joris and Paul Auster

Monday, December 1st, 7:00 p.m. Location: Silver Center – Hemmerdinger Hall, 100 Washington Square East, New York, NY 10003 Deutsches Haus at NYU presents a reading of Paul Celan’s Breathturn into Timestead by the poet and translator Pierre Joris and a conversation between Pierre Joris and Paul Auster, introduced by Professor Ulrich Baer, NYU’s Vice Provost for Faculty, Arts, Humanities, and Diversity. This event is free of charge. If you … Read more Paul Celan’s “Breathturn into Timestead: The Collected Later Poetry” — An Evening with Pierre Joris and Paul Auster

Just Published: Barzakh (Poems 2000-2012)

Black Widow Press or via Amazon. From the back cover: ON BARZAKH: A magnificent multi-layered tome from the brilliant poet and translator (of German, French and Arabic) whose erudition and deep engagement with the doings of humanitas are on full display. From a lyrical bi-lingual ode to Kerouac through DIS/ASTER-OILDRECK, we are drawn into a kinetic weave of world and language. “The brain amazed/that shaped air/ makes sense/in difference./Shut … Read more Just Published: Barzakh (Poems 2000-2012)

“Winter Music” in June

Another superb new book for this summer: winter music — Photography by Susan Quasha & poems by Robert Kelly. This is a marvelous occasion, especially as it is the first major showing of the color photography of Susan Quasha, co-founder of Station Hill Press for which she has designed a score (hundreds? I’d guess) of books. It is published by ‘T’ Space in Rhinebeck & distributed by Station Hill. … Read more “Winter Music” in June

Bernat Manciet’s “Ode to James Dean”

Just out from Mindmade Books. Writes Guy Bennet, the publisher: One of the major Occitan writers of the latter half of the 20th century, Bernat Manciet (1923–2005) was the author of numerous works of poetry, fiction, drama, and non-fiction, and editor (for some thirty years) of the revue Òc. This 1958 poem, a hallucinatory verbal meditation on the death of the American actor, captures the “brutal, sharp, abrasive, wily, loutish, irascible, … Read more Bernat Manciet’s “Ode to James Dean”

Lost & Found Series IV Launch

Thursday, April 3, 4pm Lost & Found Series IV Launch Ammiel Alcalay, Iemanjá Brown, Emily Claman, Stefania Heim, erica kaufman, Bradley Lubin, Kate Tarlow Morgan, Kristin Moriah, Conor Tomás Reed, Talia Shalev, Wendy Tronrud, Kyle Waugh Room C198 Join us for a celebration of the publication of Lost & Found: The CUNY Poetics Document Initiative Series IV, an award-winning, internationally recognized publication of original research and extra-poetic work edited by … Read more Lost & Found Series IV Launch