Embargoed Voices: Poesia Ultima / Italian Poetry Now: New York and Chicago, May 26-29

Aufgabe # 7 | Table of Contents | Embargoed Voices: Poesia Ultima / Italian Poetry Now

Presenting Maria Attanasio, Giovanna Frene, Marco Giovenale & Milli Graffi

In conjunction with Aufgabe # 7

Curated by guest editor Jennifer Scappettone and co-sponsored by the Italian Cultural Institute of New York, Litmus Press, Poets House, St. Mark’s Poetry Project, University of Chicago, Northwestern University, Chicago Poetry Center, ThinkArt Gallery, Chicago Arts Council, with promotional support from Columbia University, NYU, and the Art Institute of Chicago.

Schedule of Events

Tuesday, May 26, 6 pm

Maria Attanasio, Carla Billitteri, Giovanna Frene, Marco Giovenale, Milli Graffi & Jennifer Scappettone

Featuring the best of Italy’s experimental and emergent poets, this panel discussion and reading will bring a diverse array of new poetic voices to U.S. readers. These poets are also respected critics, and their discussion promises to reveal intriguing points of conflict and confluence within Italian poetics and beyond.

Italian Cultural Institute of New York
686 Park Avenue (bet. 68th and 69th Streets)
NYC
FREE

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Wednesday, May 27, 8 pm

Readings by Maria Attanasio, Giovanna Frene, Marco Giovenale & Milli Graffi

St. Mark’s Poetry Project
131 E. 10th Street
New York City

$8, $7 for students and seniors, $5 for Poetry Project members, free to Poets House members and sustaining Poetry Project members

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Thursday, May 28, evening

Poesia Ultima: a bilingual reading

University of Chicago
Chicago, IL
Time and Room TBA

Friday, May 29, afternoon

Poesia Ultima: a symposium

University of Chicago
Chicago, IL
Time and Room TBA

Friday, May 29, 7:30pm

Reading & Reception

Th!nk Arts
1530 N. Paulina, Suite F.
Chicago, IL

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