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 MK Chavez and Heather June Gibbons, in reading and conversation. MK Chavez reads from her books Dear Animal, (Nomadic Press, 2017) and Mothermorphosis (Nomadic Press, 2016), as well as a manuscript of work in progress, and her literary essay A Brief History of the Selfie (Alley Cat Books). Heather June Gibbons reads from her book, Her Mouth as Souvenir (The University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City, 2018). After the reading is a conversation with the audience.