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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 and False Starts at The Lab present Alice Notley reading Books Three and Four of The Descent of Alette (Penguin Books, 1996). Books One and Two were read by her the previous night (see Alice Notley: November 14, 2016).
The Poetry Center presents the second event of the Kuwentuhan (Talkstory) project, a reading featuring Javier O. Huerta, Lehua M. Taitano, and Angela Narciso Torres held at Alley Cat Books in San Francisco. Javier Huerta reads new, unpublished poems, and translations from his book Some Clarifications y otros poemas (Arte Publico, 2007). Lehua M. Taitano reads her longer poem "Sonoma," and her short story "Makana." Angela Narciso Torres reads from her book Blood Orange (Aquarius Press, 2013) and newer work. Kuwentuhan (Talkstory), a project of The Poetry Center and Barbara Jane Reyes, is supported by the Creative Work Fund.
The Poetry Center presents poet and translator Pierre Joris reading, primarily, from his collection Barzakh: Poems 2000-2012 (Black Widow Press, 2014), and a reading and performance by multi-media artist Nicole Peyrafitte, with works from Bi-Valve: Vulvic Space, Vulvic Knowledge, before the two take questions from the audience.