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Reading and Conversation with Bernadette Mayer

November 14, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Gather to celebrate the endless capacity and singular brilliance of Bernadette Mayer. Now in her 70th year, she is the author of more than twenty collections of poetry including Poetry State Forest (2008) andSonnets (1989), which was recently reprinted to mark its 25th anniversary. A 2015 Guggenheim fellow, Mayer has left her mark on readers, writers, and entire literary movements. This reading will feature special introductions by Michael Ruby and Sam Truitt, co-editors of Eating the Colors of a Lineup of Words: The Collected Early Books of Bernadette Mayer (2015). Follow Mayer’s example and “turn formally to love to spend the day.”


Cost is $10. $7 for students/seniors. Free for members.


November 14, 2015
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Poets House
10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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