Presenting Maria Attanasio, Giovanna Frene, Marco Giovenale & Milli Graffi
In conjunction with Aufgabe #7 and featuring Italy’s foremost experimental and emerging writers–poets, but also critics and translators–the following reading and panel discussion will bring an array of new poetic voices to US readers to reveal points of confluence and conflict within Italian and global poetries.
Curated by Aufgabe #7 guest editor Jennifer Scappettone and co-sponsored by Litmus Press, Poets House, the Italian Cultural Institute of New York, St. Mark’s Poetry Project, University of Chicago Arts Council and Departments of Romance Languages and Creative Writing, Northwestern University Department of French and Italian, Chicago Poetry Center, and Th!nkArt Gallery.
Tuesday, May 26, 6 pm
Panel discussion & short readings with Maria Attanasio, Giovanna Frene, Marco Giovenale & Milli Graffi
Moderators: Jennifer Scappettone & Carla Billitteri
Italian Cultural Institute of New York <http://www.iicnewyork.esteri.it/IIC_Newyork>
686 Park Avenue (bet. 68th and 69th Streets)
Wednesday, May 27, 8 pm
Bilingual Reading with Maria Attanasio, Giovanna Frene, Marco Giovenale & Milli Graffi
Translators: Jennifer Scappettone & Carla Billitteri
St. Mark’s Poetry Project <http://poetryproject.org/program-calendar/readings?ec3_after=today>
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
Visit our website for complete event information: http://litmuspress.org/pages/italyfest09.html
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But the strange thing about the realization of existence is that like a train moving there is no real realization of it moving unless it moves against something.
– Gertrude Stein, Portraits & Repetitions