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September 22, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm


IVY Writers Paris’ first reading of the fall will feature COLE SWENSEN, MARIE BOREL and Donne Stonecipher. Here is the full info:

IVY WRITERS PARIS vous invite à une soirée de lectures bilingues
le 22 septembre 2015 à 19h30 avec les poètes :
Cole Swensen
Marie Borel
Donna Stonecipher

22nd Sept from 19h30: Ivy Writers Paris says HELLO RENTREE with this AMAZING reading inaugurating the 2015-2016 season!

le 22 Septembre 2014
à 19h30
At : Delaville Café (au 1er étage)
34 bvd bonne nouvelle
75010 Paris
M° Bonne nouvelle (ligne 8 ou 9)

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Cole Swensen is the author of fourteen volumes of poetry—most recently Gravesend (2012), Greensward (2010) and Ours (2008) and a collection of critical essays Noise that Stays Noise (U of MI Press, 2011). Landscapes on a Train will be appearing this fall, (Oct/Nov 2015). Her books have twice been finalists for the Los Angeles Times Book Award and once for the National Book Award, and she has won the Iowa Poetry Prize, the San Francisco State Poetry Center Book Award, and the National Poetry Series. A 2006 Guggenheim Fellow, she was the co-editor of the Norton anthology American Hybrid and the guest editor of BAX: Best American Experimental Writing 2014. Also a translator, she has won the PEN USA Award in Literary Translation, and been a finalist three times for the Best Translated Book Award. She is the founding editor of La Presse, a press specializing in French poetry in translation. She has taught at the University of Denver and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, and currently teaches at Brown University. She is also a translator of numerous French authors, including Jean Frémon, Suzanne Doppelt, Olivier Cadiot, Pascale Monnier, Pierre Alferi, Nicolas Pesquès, and Caroline Dubois.

Marie Borel is a traveller, author and translator. She has published numerous books in French and English versions of many of these collections have been translated by the likes of Keith Waldrop, Omar Berrada and Sarah Riggs and others. For example, her first collection was Fin de citation, (cipM, 1995) translated into English as Close Quote, by Keith Waldrop, Burning Deck, 2001). This was soon followed byTrompe-Loup, (Le bleu du ciel) with the English version Wolftrot, translated by Omar Berrada & Sarah Riggs, (La Presse 2003). Other collections by Borel include Tombeau des caraïbes (contrat-maint, 2003), Priorité aux canards, (Editions de l’Attente, 2008), Le monde selon Mr Ben, (Fage éditions, 2008, Écrit sur du sable, (contrat-maint, 2008), Le Léopard est mort avec ses taches, (Editions de L’Attente, 2011) and most recently LOIN, (Editions de l’Attente, 2013). Marie Borel is herself a great translator from English and her translated volumes into French include: Tom Raworth, Prétense (1988, La Tuilerie tropicale) Sarah Riggs, 43 post-it, (Ed de l’attente 2009, co-translated with Françoise Valery), Rosemarie & Keith Waldrop, Un cas sans clef, (Ed de l’attente 2010, co-translated with Françoise Valery), Lisa Jarnot, Journal d’un ange sm, (contrat-maint, 2011, co-translated with Pascal Poyet), Rosmarie Waldrop, La revanche de la pelouse, (Ed de l’attente, 2013, co-translated with Françoise Valery), Etel Adnan, LÀ-BAS, (Ed de l’Attente, 2013, co-translated with Françoise Valery) and Etel Adnan, MER & BROUILLARD, (Ed de l’Attente, 2015, co-translated with Jeremy Robert). Borel has also published individual poems in French and in translation in various international literary reviews, such as : Cinéma, Banana Split, In Plano, In Folio, Ligne 13, Limelight, Po&sie, Revue de littérature générale, Tartine, Temps d’images, The Germ, Verse, Vertigo, or Zuk. She has also been involved with various Radio workshops “Ateliers de Création Radiophonique de France Culture : – Les après-midi invariables (réal. Jean Couturier) 30 octobre 2005 » such as this one : or « 1/60ème de 1/60ème ou comment épaissir la minute, ACR du 8 janvier 2006 » available here :

DONNA STONECIPHER is the author of four books of poetry: The Reservoir (2002, winner of the Contemporary Poetry Series competition), Souvenir de Constantinople (2007), The Cosmopolitan (2008, winner of the National Poetry Series), and Model City (2015). Her poems have been published in many journals and translated into six languages. She translates from German and French, and her translation of Swiss author Ludwig Hohl’s novella Ascent was published in 2012. She lives in Berlin.


September 22, 2015
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Dellaville Cafe
34 Boulevard Bonne Nouvelle
Paris, 75010 France
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