Archive for February, 2009

March 7- Tom Raworth, Lauren Bender, Rob Halpern

Posted in Uncategorized on February 10, 2009 by M. Ball

Rob Halpern is the author of Rumored Place (Krupskaya, 2004), Imaginary Politics (TapRoot Editions, 2008) &
Snow Sensitive Skin -a collaboration with Taylor Brady-(Atticus/Finch).
His new book, Disaster Suites is just out from Palm Press along with a new chapbook- Weak Link from Slack Buddhah Press.
He’s currently co-editing the poems of the late Frances Jaffer with Kathleen Fraser & translating the early essays of Georges Perec. Rob is a participant in the Nonsite Collective. He lives in San Francisco.

Lauren Bender is a co-director of Narrow House, the Feminine Arbiter of Phrases for the Performance Thanatology Research Society. She is the author of Whale Box (Publishing Genius, 2007) & Poem (Big Game Books, 2007). Recent performances include Big Pink! at the Baltimore Museum of Art, CorpOreo performed at the Bobby Fisher Memorial Building in D.C. & at the 5th annual Transmodern Festival in Baltimore.

Tom Raworth is one of the greatest poets of the mid/late 20th century
& early 21st century- His genius & generosity has been & is an inspiration & an example for his peers & for generations of younger poets- His many works include-
Visible Shivers (O Books, 1987)
Eternal Sections (Sun & Moon, 1993)
Clean & Well Lit (Segue Foundation, 1996)
Meadow (Post Apollo Press, 1999)
Tottering State (O Books, 2000)
Collected Poems (Carcanet Press, 2003)
Caller & Other Pieces (Edge Books, 2006)