Douglas Kearney and Tatiana Luboviski-Acosta: September 21, 2017


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The Poetry Center presents Douglas Kearney and Tatiana Luboviski-Acosta, reading and in conversation. Douglas Kearney performs works from his books Buck Studies (Fence Books, 2016) and Someone Took They Tongues (Subito Press, 2016), as well as new work, plus an improvised piece incorporating lines out of books from Poetry Center shelves (Lawrence Raab, Mark Jarman, Maude Meehan, Artie Gold, Rochelle Owens, and the North Coast Review) with Kearney's own Buck Studies and Mess and Mess and (Noemi Press, 2015). Tatiana Luboviski-Acosta reads new works and poetry from her book The Easy Body (Timeless, Infinite Light, 2017). The readings are followed by an extended conversation with the audience.

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DocFilm Institute
The Poetry Center, SFSU
Total Run Time
Steve Dickison
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Douglas Kearney (00:32:07)

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Tatiana Luboviski-Acosta (00:31:52)

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Conversation (00:52:17)

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