Rapid Fire: City Wide Fellows Reading
The recipients of emerging writers fellowships at Cave Canem, the Poetry Project, and Poets House will share recent work in this hour-long introduction to these rising stars. Featuring: Mahogany Browne, Rosamond King, Elsbeth Pancrazi, Montana Ray, abd Xeňa Stanislavovna Semjonová for Poets House; Simone White and Rickey Laurentiis for Cave Canem; and Guillermo Felice Castro, Krystal Languell, and Rangi McNeil for Poetry Project.
“What Is the Name of the Pamphlet?”: Chapbooks in Contexts
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One or more sheets of paper, written, drawn, or printed, usually folded — from the medieval scriptorium to the digital commons, ephemeral or enduring, topical and utilitarian or abstract and utopian, broadsheets / pamphlets / chapbooks can be found threaded through a startling range of cultural situations. Touching on, among other things, medieval scenes and contemporary archives, the Harlem and the Berkeley Renaissances, African markets and pdf sites, this panel will investigate the phenomenon of the chapbook through echoes and shadows of past things to come. Featuring: Dan Remein, Kurt Thometz, Nancy Kuhl, and Danny Snelson with David Abel as moderator.
Nuts , Bolts, & Beyond: How to Get Your Work into Print
Four independent publishers discuss both traditional and innovative forms of chapbook publishing, including digital and PDF formats, alternative and mixed media, and expanding the idea of the chapbook to include fiction, nonfiction, and cross-genre work. Publishers will also offer advice on how to prepare and submit your work for print, resources for publication, and how to do it yourself. Featuring Shanna Compton, MC Hyland, Adam Robinson, and Bianca Stone with Melissa Faliveno as moderator.
Lost & Found Series IV Release
Lost & Found: The CUNY Poetics Document Initiative, is an award-winning, internationally recognized publication of original research and extra-poetic work edited by Graduate Center students and faculty. Editors will read, perform, and discuss their projects, which include the Pauline Kael and Robert Duncan correspondence; a film script by Ed Dorn intended for Stan Brakhage; Adrienne Rich’s CUNY teaching materials from the early years of Open Admissions; Before Gloucester, portraying poet Vincent Ferrini’s years as a factory worker, and After the Harlem Renaissance, the later poems of Helene Johnson.