The Poetry Center presents alex cruse and Kevin CK Lo (who collectively perform as Drought Spa) in performance and in conversation. alex cruse reads from a new manuscript, "Era of Zero," alongside an original multimedia work, live electronic sound projections by Lo, and electronic visuals by cruse and Lo. Their performance is followed by a conversation on their work, in response to questions from the audience.
The Poetry Center and False Starts at The Lab present Alice Notley reading Books One and Two of The Descent of Alette (Penguin Books, 1996). Books Three and Four were read the following night (see Alice Notley: November 15, 2016).
The Poetry Center presents Brontez Purnell and Tommy Pico, reading and in conversation. Brontez Purnell reads from Johnny Would You Love Me If My Dick Were Bigger (The Feminist Press at CUNY, 2017) and his forthcoming collection 100 Boyfriends. Tommy Pico reads from Junk (Tin House Books, 2018) and from the manuscript to his forthcoming book, Feed. After the reading is a conversation with the audience.