Poets and stars from other disciplines will offer readings from Muriel Rukeyser’s The Life of Poetry (Paris Press, 1996) and poems, and reflect on how Rukeyser’s writing impacted their own work and lives. Featuring readings and reflections by Jen Benka, Kate Clinton, Jan Freeman, Carol Gilligan, Rachel Eliza Griffiths, Gerald Stern, and with a special appearance by video by Alice Walker.
Presented by Paris Press; cosponsored by the NYU Creative Writing Program and the Academy of American Poets
Location: NYU School of Law, Greenberg Lounge, 40 Washington Square South
Wanda Coleman, 1946-2013 by Juan Felipe Herrera: https://lareviewofbooks.org/essay/wanda-coleman-1946-2013
Remembering Wanda Coleman by E. Ethelbert Miller : http://www.thenation.com/article/177351/remembering-wanda-coleman#
Remembering Wanda Coleman by David L. Ulin: http://www.latimes.com/books/jacketcopy/la-et-jc-remembering-wanda-coleman-20131123,0,2512197.story#axzz2lsjtaf1i
I created this book short as part of a video diptych in dialogue with the gorgeous poetry of Kamilah Aisha Moon. Her debut collection, She Has a Name, has just been published by Four Way Books.
Loveliness on the Kenyon Review Blog: https://www.kenyonreview.org/2013/10/carl-phillips-pt-1/
And more: https://www.kenyonreview.org/2013/11/carl-phillips-pt-2/
*Thank you, Solmaz Sharif!
The Millay Colony is amazing! Grateful such a talented community! Cheers for the 40th Year Anniversary! Enjoy!
Thank you, Brooklyn Poets and Jason Koo, for your amazing community! I look forward to reading with powerful poets Cornelius Eady and Natalie Diaz on September 20 at Brooklyn Poets, as part of the Brooklyn Book Festival Book End events. Special performance by Rough Magic, Cornelius Eady’s band! See you there, Brooklyn!
Studio 10 in Bushwick at 56 Bogart Street, 1st floor across the street from the Morgan Avenue L train stop. Admission is free.
Kamilah Aisha Moon’s “She Has a Name” | Book Short
I was extremely honored to direct, edit, and produce this small art short for the poet Kamilah Aisha Moon. Her debut collection is graceful and powerful. Check out the short and support!
Happy National Poetry Month! This week’s P.O.P video features Michael Dickman! Reading Pablo Neruda and discussing Paul Muldoon and film! Enjoy!
P.O.P : Tracy K. Smith
*In celebration of National Poetry Month, a new P.O.P video will be posted each week for the entire month of April. Celebrate poetry!
Self Portrait, Teotihuacan, Mexico, 2010.