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POETS LIVE presents: 4 Scholarly Poets

November 3, 2015 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 pm

Free

Come listen to the poetry of Jane Augustine, Megan Fernandes, Michael Heller and Nina Zivancevic!

Bios:

Jane Augustine is a poet, critic, short story writer, visual/sound poetry performance artist, and scholar of women in modernity, with five poetry books, the latest Krazy: Visual Poems and Performance Scripts (2015). Editor of The Gift by H.D.: The Complete Text and The Mystery by H.D., she has held the H.D. Fellowship at Yale, has taught at N.Y.U. and Naropa University, Boulder, and is professor emerita Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York. She lives in Manhattan.

Megan Fernandes is a South Asian American poet. Poetry editor of the anthology Strangers in Paris (Tightrope Books), she is the author of two poetry chapbooks: Organ Speech (Corrupt Press) and Some Citrus Makes Me Blue (Dancing Girl Press). She is the recipient of several grants and fellowships including the Dzanc Books Scholarship for North American Writers of Luso descent and the Writer’s Room of Boston “Emerging Writer Fellowship.” She has taught at Brown University and MIT, and currently at Concordia University in Montreal.

Michael Heller has published over twenty volumes of poetry, essays, memoir and fiction.  His most recent book is This Constellation Is A Name: Collected Poems 1965-2010 (2012).  A new collection, Diánoia, is forthcoming in 2016.  A book of essays on his work, The Poetry and Poetics of Michael Heller: A Nomad Memory, has just appeared.  His many awards and honors include the Di Castagnola Prize, NEH Poet/Scholar Award and The Fund for Poetry.

Poet, essayist, fiction writer, playwright, art critic, translator and contributing editor to NY ARTS magazine from Paris, Serbian-born Nina Zivancevic is the author of 12 books of poetry, three books of short stories, two novels and a book of essays on Crnjanski. The recipient of three literary awards, a former assistant and secretary to Allen Ginsberg, she has also edited and participated in numerous anthologies of contemporary world poetry. She has taught English language and literature at the University Paris V and the History of Avant-garde theatre at Paris 8 University in France and at numerous universities and colleges in Europe.

Save Tuesday, December 15 for the next Poets Live reading at Berkeley Books.

Details

Date:
November 3, 2015
Time:
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
http://poes-live.com

Venue

Berkeley Books of Paris
8, rue Casimir Delavigne
Paris, 75006 France
Phone:
+33.1.46.34.85.73

Organizer

Poets Live
Website:
http://poets-live.com
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