Poets and Critics

2011-2014 CALENDAR


February 4-5 EILEEN MYLES > + Feb. 4 poetry reading


December 14-15 FRED MOTEN > + Dec. 14 poetry reading


December 15-16 ANN LAUTERBACH > + Dec. 15, 8pm poetry reading

May 12-13 ANNE WALDMAN > + May 12 Poetry Reading, 8pm, Maison de la poésie de Paris : Anne Waldman & Patrick Beurard-Valdoye


FINAL SYMPOSIUM Dec. 11-12 COLE SWENSEN > + Dec 11 Poetry Reading, 8pm, Maison de la poésie de Paris : Cole Swensen & Nicolas Pesquès

Sept. 26-27 CLARK COOLIDGE> + Sept. 26, 8 pm Poetry/Music Reading, CLARK COOLIDGE & THURSTON MOORE, Maison de la poésie de Paris

April 11-12 MARJORIE WELISH > + April 11, 7:30 pm Poetry Reading MARJORIE WELISH & JACQUES ROUBAUD, Galerie éof, Paris


December 13 & 14 LISA ROBERTSON> Thursday December 13 7:30pm poetry reading with Lisa Robertson, Anne Parian and Pascal Poyet, galerie éof, Paris.

September 27 & 28 REDELL OLSEN

May 29 & 30 PETER GIZZI



September 29-30 VANESSA PLACE at Université Paris Est Marne-la-Vallée

June 30 July 1 CAROLINE BERGVALL at Université Paris Est Créteil

June 15 DAVID ANTIN at Université Paris Est Marne-la-Vallée

Flash Labels by NBT

Friday, October 26, 2012

Dec. 13 & 14, Lisa Roberston symposium at Université Paris Est Créteil

On Thursday 13 and Friday 14 December, we will be hosting a 2 day symposium on Lisa Robertson’s work at Université Paris Est Créteil, salle 117, Maison des Langues. How to get there? See here.

We will be meeting in the morning of December 13th at 10 am to prepare our sessions with Lisa Robertson. Lisa Robertson will be joining us at 2 pm on the 13th. She will also be with us all day on the 14th.

So far, we’ve tried to focus on the writer’s own (creative and critical) work on the first day of the P&C symposia and on broader issues of poetics and practice-based criticism with the writer on the second day. But there’s no specific preconceived program for the 2 days of the symposium: as the previous sessions of the program have shown, it seems important to let the conversation take its own course.

Selected Bibliography:

The Apothecary (Vancouver, BC: Tsunami, 1991; reissued 2001)

The Barscheit Horse with Catriona Strang and Christine Stewart (Hamilton, Ontario: Berkeley Horse, 1993)

XEclogue II-V (Vancouver: Sprang Texts, 1993)

XEclogue (Vancouver, BC: Tsunami Editions 1993, reissued by New Star Books, 1999)
The Glove: An Essay on Interpretation (Vancouver: UBC Fine Arts Gallery, 1993)
The Badge (Hamilton, Ontario: The Berkeley Horse/Mindware, 1994)
Earth Monies (Mission, BC: DARD, 1995)
The Descent (Buffalo, NY: Meow, 1996)
Debbie: An Epic (Vancouver, BC: New Star, 1997; UK: Reality Street, 1997)
Soft Architecture: A Manifesto (Vancouver: Artspeak Gallery, 1999)
The Weather (Vancouver, BC: New Star, 2001; UK: Reality Street, 2001)
A Hotel (Vancouver: Vancouver Film School, 2003)
Occasional Work and Seven Walks from the Office for Soft Architecture (Astoria, OR: Clear Cut Press, 2003)
Face/ (New York: A Rest Press, 2003)
Rousseau’s Boat (Vancouver, BC: Nomados, 2004)
First Spontaneous Horizontal Restaurant. Belladonna 75. (Brooklyn: Belladonna Books, 2005)
The Men: A Lyric Book (Toronto: BookThug, 2006)
Lisa Robertson's Magenta Soul Whip (Coach House Press, 2009) 
R's Boat (University of California Press, 2010)
Occasional Work and Seven Walks from the Office for Soft Architecture (Coach House Books, 2011)
Nilling (BookThug, 2012)

Selected Essays
"Coasting" with Jeff Derksen, Nancy Shaw, and Catriona Strang. Telling it Slant: Avant Garde Poetics of the 1990s. Ed. Mark Wallace. (Tuscaloosa: Alabama UP, 2002)
"The Weather: A Report on Sincerity," from DC Poetry Anthology 2001.[1]
"How Pastoral: A Manifesto." A Poetics of Criticism. Ed. Juliana Spahr. (Buffalo: Leave Books, 1994)
"My Eighteeneth Century." Assembling Alternatives. Ed. Romana Huk. (Middletown, CT: Wesleyan UP, 2003)
"On Palinode." Chicago Review 51:4/52:1 (2006)

Lisa Robertson on Pennsound; click on image to be redirected to the Pennsound website:

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