with CAROL MIRAKOVE and HARRIET ZINNES
September 11, 7:30PM
@ Dixon Place (Bowery between Houston & Prince)
Harriet Zinnes is Professor Emerita of English of Queens College of the City University of New York. Her many books include Whither Nonstopping (poems), Drawing on the Wall (poems), My, Haven't the Flowers Been? (poems), Entropisms (prose poems), Lover (short stories), The Radiant ABsurdity of Desire (short stories), Ezra Pound and the Visual ARts (criticism), and Blood and Feathers (translations of the French poetry of Jacques Prevert). Forthcoming are a new edition of the Prevert and a new collection of poems called Light Light or the Curvature of the EArth. Zinnes is a contribuing editor of The Hollins Critic and as art critic a contributing writer of The New York ARts Magazine. Her poetry will be included in the September 2007 edition of Scribners The Best American Poetry.
Carol Mirakove is the author of two books of poems, Mediated published by Factory School, a collective concerned with the social and cultural reproductive function of the multiple media arts, and Occupied published by Kelsey St. Press, dedicated to experimental poetry by women. Additionally, she has authored two chapbooks, temporary tattoos and WALL, and she appears on the Narrow House spoken-word CD Women in the Avant Garde. Recent poems appear in The Brooklyn Rail, MiPoesias, and West Coast Line: Poetry and the Long Neoliberal Moment. She is currently at work on The Fiesta Project.