Saturday, October 3, 2015

Reading/Conversation Stecopoulos / wolach: Sat 3 October, 7p

@The New Foundation Seattle.  312 2nd Ave South. Free. Hope to see you there!

Eleni Stecopoulos is the author of Visceral Poetics (ON Contemporary Practice, 2015), Daphnephoria (Compline, 2012), and Armies of Compassion (Palm Press, 2010). She curated an award-winning series on “The Poetics of Healing” for the Poetry Center at San Francisco State University, hosting writers, artists, health practitioners, scholars, and activists in performance and conversation, and she is finishing a related book called “Dreaming in the Fault Zone.”Her writing is published in venues such as Harriet, Encyclopedia, ecopoetics, Open Space (SFMOMA), Supple Science: A Robert Kocik Primer (ON Contemporary Practice, 2013), and Somatic Engagement: The Politics and Publics of Embodiment (Chain Links, 2011). She appears in George Quasha’s video work poetry is (Speaking Portraits). Stecopoulos has taught at Bard College, in the Naropa Summer Writing Program, and in the MFA programs at San Francisco State and the University of San Francisco. She lives in Berkeley and co-teaches a workshop with the dance poet and movement educator Margit Galanter.

david wolach is founding editor of Wheelhouse Magazine & Press and has been an active participant in Nonsite Collective. wolach is the author of  Hospitalogy, from Tarpaulin Sky Press, as well as  Occultations (Black Radish Books, 2010),  Prefab Eulogies Volume 1: Nothings Houses (BlazeVox, 2010), and  book alter(ed) (Ungovernable Press, 2009). A former union organizer and installation artist, wolach’s work often begins as site-specific and interactive performance and ends up as shaped, written language. Critical work can be found in  Aufgabe, P-Queue, Jacket, Jacket2 and  Sibila: Poesia y Cultura. wolach is professor of poetry, poetics, and queer & cultural theory at The Evergreen State College, and visiting professor in Bard College’s Workshop In Language & Thinking.

And also this week:

Nate Mackey - September 30, 6-7:30 at UW Seattle, Communications Bldg 120.  He will be talking on Precarity and Breath—the first discursive lecture he has written to deliver he says—in the last ten years.  Don't miss it!

UW Bothell’s Fall Convergence Conference, Thursday evening,  October 1, at 7:00 (reception at 6:00) in North Creek Event Center.  The next day on Friday 1-7 in the afternoon a whole host of interesting people and events.

Another conflicting reading. Sorry Gregory!  Shannon, Eunsong 은송, & Gregory Laynor: October 3, Sat, 7 PM at Gallery 1412, 18th Ave. Seattle, WA

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