Nomadic Travels and Travails Conference

International Poetry Seminar Moving Back and Forth between Poetry as/and Translation: Nomadic Travels and Travails with Alice Notley and Pierre Joris (7-8 November 2013, Université Libre de Bruxelles) Convener: Franca Bellarsi Co-convener : Peter Cockelbergh Over the last forty years, the concepts of nomadism and rhizomatic writing have become ever more prominent in North-American verse. The different yet highly complementary trajectories of Alice Notley and Pierre Joris are two cases … Read more Nomadic Travels and Travails Conference

Interview, Poems, Reading

Check out: — in 3 a.m. magazine: maintenant #94 An interview with Pierre Joris by SJ Fowler. — Two (poems) by Pierre Joris R Train Spotting QUERY on the latest Truck. & if by any chance you’re in Lyon, France next week: THURSDAY 11 OCTOBER ENS de Lyon – CERCC (Centre d’Etudes et de recher­ches Comparées sur la créa­tion, EA 1633) Colloque “Traduire sans papiers” : 10-11-12 octobre 2012 « Traduire … Read more Interview, Poems, Reading

Free University Poetry Reading

Come to the park! TODAY Friday, September 21 – at the Free University in Madison Square Park from 3pm to 4pm: Poetry Reading with: Ammiel Alcalay, Ana Božičević, David Henderson, Pierre Joris, Sara Jane Stoner, Simone White! The event will be located on the west side of the park, about midway up, in the vicinity of 25th St & 5th Avenue. The location is indicated by the letter “R” on the … Read more Free University Poetry Reading

A Wonderful Way of Having My Holidays Spoiled!

So here I was, barely set up in my Pyrenean retreat, the lousy Euro-weather just beginning to switch to summer warmth, when, whamm! here come the 750+ page proofs for  Poems for the Millennium, Volume 4: The University of California Book of North African Literature. They’ll keep me busy until I return to NYC (I’ll holiday there, then…) The great news in all this is, of course, that the anthology is … Read more A Wonderful Way of Having My Holidays Spoiled!

Conflicts in Translation: A Tribute to Serge Gavronsky

with Serge Gavronsky, Mary Ann Caws, Lydia Davis, Pierre Joris, and Richard Sieburth FRIDAY, APRIL 20, 2012 2-6 PM JAMES ROOM, FOURTH FLOOR, BARNARD HALL A renowned poet and critic, and one of the most important translators of modern French poetry, Serge Gavronsky has taught in the French Department at Barnard College for over 50 years. Please join us to celebrate his illustrious career. With Serge Gavronsky, Mary Ann … Read more Conflicts in Translation: A Tribute to Serge Gavronsky

Review of Cartographies in “The Prague Post”

A collection of essays and interviews on a “nomad poet” Posted: April 4, 2012 (original here) By Stephan Delbos – Staff Writer | Comments (0) | Post comment Walter Novak For many readers and writers, poetry seems an increasingly anachronistic practice in our digital age, one that has failed to keep up with revolutionary developments in the ways we read and process information. But one writer’s concept of “nomad poetics,” which crosses … Read more Review of Cartographies in “The Prague Post”

Nomadic and Processual Poetics…

…A Symposium on 5th May 2012 Bangor University (CONTEMPO in collaboration with Aberystwyth University) A one-day symposium featuring keynote contributions from Pierre Joris and Allen Fisher. Deadline for abstracts: April 2nd. A nomadic poetics is … always changing, morphing, moving through languages, cultures, terrains, times without stopping. Refuelling halts are called poases, they last a night or a day, the time of a poem, & then move on. A … Read more Nomadic and Processual Poetics…

Just Published: “Exile is My Trade — A Habib Tengour Reader”

Exile Is My Trade: A Habib Tengour Reader Edited, translated & with a preface by Pierre Joris A comprehensive and wide ranging sampler of Habib Tengour’s poetry, fiction & essays. Published by Black Widow Press Habib Tengour, writer and sociologist, born in Mostaganem (Algeria) in 1947, lives and works between Constantine and Paris, where he teaches at the Université d’Evry Val d’Essonne. His work draws upon many sources in Algerian … Read more Just Published: “Exile is My Trade — A Habib Tengour Reader”