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Ivy Writers featuring Luc Benazet and Michael Heller

December 10, 2013 @ 7:15 pm - 10:00 pm

Ivy Writers presents a bi-lingual reading with Luc Benazet and Michael Heller.

Bios courtesy of Ivy Writers Paris and the authors. For more information please see their blog here, their facebook group here or email your info for their readings emailings at ivywritersparis at
MICHAEL HELLER lives in NYC. He has published over twenty volumes of poetry, essays, memoir and fiction.  His most recent books are This Constellation Is A Name:Collected Poems 1965-2010(Nightboat Books, 2012), BeckmannVariations & other poems (Shearsman, 2010), Eschaton (2009), and his renowned scholarly volume on Objectivist poet George Oppen: Speakingthe Estranged: Essays on the Work of George Oppen (2012).  Collaborations with the composer Ellen Fishman Johnson include the opera, Constellations of Waking (on Walter Benjamin) and This Art Burning.  Among his many awards and honors are the Alice Fay Di Castagnola Prize, a New York Foundation on the Arts Fellowship, the National Endowment for the Humanities Poet/Scholar Award and the Fund for Poetry. For more, see
LUC BENAZET lives in Paris though he is currently in Tangiers on a writing residency with the cipM (the international center for poetry in Marseilles). His most recent book is : La vie des noms (Nous éditions, 2013). He is also the author of Envoi, a collaborative work with Benoît Casas (éditions Héros-Limite, 2012), nÉcrit (Nous éditions, 2009), m à o, un hors série du MdP, 2007 and the text for the film L’été à Zedelbeek, directed by Chiara Malta in 2007. His work appears in the literary reviews k.o.s.h.k.o.n.o.n.g. and, in Swedish translation, in Slot (out of Sweden) as well as in Ligne 13, MIR and Grumeaux. To read a book review in French, see: For more on Bénazet, see:


December 10, 2013
7:15 pm - 10:00 pm
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