Readings in Contemporary Poetry at Dia:Chelsea Jerome Rothenberg and Pierre Joris – April 8, 2013

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Readings in Contemporary Poetry at Dia:Chelsea

Jerome Rothenberg and Pierre Joris

Monday, April 8, 2013, 6:30 pm

On Monday, April 8, poets Jerome Rothenberg and Pierre Joris will read.

Dia’s Readings in Contemporary Poetry Series pairs poets from different generations who present original works or works in process. The series creates a forum for a range of new experiences and voices while exhibiting some of the patterns, lineages, and divergences present in contemporary poetry.

Readings take place at Dia:Chelsea, 535 West 22nd Street, 5th Floor, in New York City. The program is organized by poet and author Vincent Katz and Dia curator Yasmil Raymond. Books by the poets will be sold at the event, and many titles by poets in the series can be found on

$6 general admission; $3 Dia members, students, and seniors

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Tickets are also available for purchase at the door, subject to availability.

Monday, April 8, 2013 at 6:30 pm
535 West 22nd Street, 5th floor, New York City

Jerome Rothenberg is an internationally acclaimed poet with over eighty published books, including Retrievals: Uncollected & New Poems, 1955-2010 (Junction Press, 2011) and Concealments & Caprichos (Black Widow Press, 2010). A Cruel Nirvana (SplitLevel Texts) and Eye of Witness: A Jerome Rothenberg Reader (Black Widow Press) are forthcoming in 2013.

Pierre Joris has published over forty books of poetry, essays, and translation and received the PEN Poetry Translation Award in 2005. Barzakh (Black Widow Press) and The Collected Late Poems of Paul Celan, translated and annotated by Joris (Farrar, Strauss & Giroux), are forthcoming in 2013.


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