Readings

7:30pm, 25th January 2011, Anne Ortiz Talvaz, Bonny Finberg, and introducing Julianne Sibiski

25 January, 2011

Anne Ortiz Talvaz, Bonny Finberg, and introducing Julianne Sibiski
CHANGE OF VENUE CHANGE OF VENUE CHANGE OF VENUE
to Le Next, 17 Rue Tiquetonne, 75002, M Etienne Marcel
7:30pm, 25th January 2011

Anne Ortiz Talvaz
Anne Talvaz was born in Brussels in 1963 and currently lives in the Paris area with her family. She works as a commercial translator and has lived in China and Brazil. She has published 3 books of poetry, a novel, and a travel book about China, and has translated the work of many poets from English and Spanish into French - in particular John Ashbery’s “Self Portrait in a Convex Mirror” - as well as French into English.

7pm, 16th November 2010, George Vance, Troy Yorke, Mademoiselle London

16 November, 2010

George Vance and Troy Yorke
The Highlander, 8 rue de Nevers, Metro Pont Neuf or Odéon
7pm, 16th November 2010

Ohio-born,long-time resident of Paris, George Vance is presently involved in experiments with word/image fusion, tags, & street art. His hybrid language & image video installation, “HEIGHTS”, was exhibited in Brussels in 2006, & he recently designed a ‘totem’ sculpture with a Kanak artist. Author of Bent Time, a chapbook, his poems have appeared in Paris in Pharos & Upstairs at Duroc.

7pm, 26th October 2010: Jerome Rothenberg with Kazim Ali

Tall Ship reflected in Antwerp Harbour

Jerome Rothenberg with Kazim Ali
The Highlander, 8 rue de Nevers, Metro Pont Neuf or Odéon
7pm, 26th October 2010

Jerome Rothenberg is an internationally known poet with over eighty books of poetry and several assemblages of traditional and avant-garde poetry such as Technicians of the Sacred, Shaking the Pumpkin, Revolution of the Word, and Poems for the Millennium, (volumes 1 and 2, with Pierre Joris). A Book of Witness, his twelſth book of poems from New Directions, appeared in 2003, and a thirteenth book, Triptych, appeared in 2007. His second collection of literary essays, Poetics & Polemics 1980-2005, appeared at the end of 2008, and new books of poems scheduled for 2009 and 2010 include Gematria Complete, Concealments & Caprichos, and Retrievals: Uncollected & New Poems 1955-2010.

7pm, 28th September 2010: Rufo Quintavalle, Vivienne Vermes, Dylan Harris

Reflections of shops in Antwerp Harbour

Rufo Quintavalle, Vivienne Vermes, Dylan Harris
The Highlander, 8 rue de Nevers, Metro Pont Neuf or Odéon
7pm, 28th September 2010

Rufo Quintavalle was born in London in 1978, studied at Oxford and the University of Iowa, and now lives in Paris where he is an active member of the Anglo literary scene. He is the author of the chapbook, Make Nothing Happen (Oystercatcher, 2009). His work was recently nominated for a Pushcart Prize, and he is one of the invited poets for the 2011 Biennale Internationale de la Poésie en Val de Marne.

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