upcoming readings

I will be reading this Sunday, February 16th around 2pm at Unnameable Books (600 Vanderbilt Ave, Brooklyn, NY) as part of the Welcome to Boog City 7.5 Festival with Pattie McCarthy, Anselm & Eddie Berrigan, Susana Gardner, Ethan Fugate and many, many others. It’s a two day festival of music and poetry with 36 poets, 5 musical acts, one play and more. Complete details available here (pdf).

Friday April 4th, 7pm I’ll read at Pete’s Candy Store (709 Lorimer, Williamsburg, Brooklyn) with Ara Shirinyan and Joseph Lease as part of The Multifarious Array series.


Tangled Spaces

Tangled Spaces:
Poets Writing Motherhood

Meena Alexander, Kimiko Hahn, Nicole Cooley, Lee Ann Brown, Tina Chang, Marcella Durand, Betsy Fagin, Idra Novey, Tracy K. Smith, Leah Souffrant, Karen Weiser, Rachel Zucker, Cate Marvin, Erica Hunt

How do we theorize a poetics of motherhood?  Attentive to divergent experiences of motherhood and using the maternal as a field that hovers outside neat categorization, this symposium will investigate the poetics of the maternal self and body through the experiences of women of color, adoptive mothers and single mothers.

Thu Sep 29, 2011, 4:00pm | Martin E. Segal Theatre
CUNY Graduate Center 365 Fifth Avenue NYC