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 and False Starts co-present Bill Berkson and Duncan McNaughton, reading from recent work at The Lab, San Francisco. Berkson reads recent work, including poems from Expect Delays (Coffee House Press, 2014). Duncan McNaughton reads recent work, including poems from Tiny Windows (Auguste Press, 2014). The event was co-sponsored by The Poetry Center and False Starts reading series at The Lab. Note: audio only, from a videorecording, courtesy of The Lab.
The Poetry Center presents novelist-writer Darius James, and Val Jeanty, Haitian electronica composer-percussionist, in performance at The Lab in San Francisco. James performs excerpts from the newly issued edition of his novel Negrophobia: An Urban Parable (New York Review of Books, 2019), and from newer works in manuscript, all accompanied by Jeanty, electronic percussion. This performance is the second of a three-evening program in The Poetry Center's In Common Writers Series, supported by a grant from the Walter & Elise Haas Fund.