The Poetry Center presents Jerome Rothenberg, reading and in conversation. Rothenberg reads works from several of his books, including Flower World Variations (revised, expanded edition, The Operating System, 2017), Eye of Witness: A Jerome Rothenberg Reader (Black Widow Press, 2013), China Notes & the Treasures of Dunhuang (Ahadada Books, 2006), and A Field on Mars: Divagations & Autovariations, Poems 2000-2015 (PURH, 2015), plus a new poem and a poem previously published in the online magazine Jacket2. The reading is followed by a conversation with the audience.
The Poetry Center presents William Rowe and Helen Dimos reading and in conversation. William Rowe reads newer poems in manuscript form, his translations from Raúl Zurita and César Vallejo, and poems from his own Collected Poems (Crater Press, 2016). Helen Dimos reads from No Realtor was Compensated for this Sale (The Elephants, 2017) and poetry in manuscript. Their readings are followed by a conversation with the audience.