Third Annual

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All events take place in the Skylight Room (9100) unless otherwise noted

Wed Mar 2, 6:30pm


History of Art: Collaborations— Text/Form
Ed Go, Other Rooms; Mary Walker Graham, Rope-a-Dope; Roni Gross, Zitouna and Z’roah; Winnie Huang, artist
The Center for Book Arts, 28 W 27th St, 3rd fl organized by the Center for Book Arts

Thu Mar 3, 1pm

Thu Mar 3, Noon–7pm

Chapbook Festival

Rope-a-Dope Press, Slapering Hol Press, Small Anchor Press, Sona Books, The Corresponding Society, The Physiocrats, Toadlily Press, Ugly Duckling Presse, X-ing Press/ Agriculture Reader
Elebash Recital Hall Lobby

Book Fair: Day 1
Featuring: 2nd Avenue Poetry, Belladonna*, Booklyn, Creature Press, Cy Gist Press, The CUNY Poetics Document Initiative, DoubleCross Press, Dusie Kollektiv, Factory Hollow Press, Forklift, Ohio, Greying Ghost, H_NGM_N, Immaculate Disciples Press, Love Among the Ruins, Magic Helicopter Books, Minutes Books, Pen Press, Pilot Books, Poinciana Paper Press, Portable Press at Yo-Yo Labs, Publishing Genius,

Nuts and Bolts for Publishers
Andrew Kenower, Trafficker; Rachel Levitsky, Belladonna*; Emily Pettit, Factory Hollow; Matvei Yankelevich, Ugly Duckling Presse
organized by Poetry Society of America

Thu Mar 3, 5pm


Thu Mar 3, 7pm


Nuts and Bolts for Writers
Hossannah Asuncion, 2010 PSA Fellowship Chapbook Winner; Mary Walker Graham, Rope-a-Dope; Jen Hyde, Small Anchor; Jean Hartig, Poets & Writers
organized by Poets & Writers

PSA Chapbook Fellowship Reading
Judges: Cornelius Eady, Kimiko Hahn, James Tate, Rosanna Warren Winners: Adam Day, Camille Rankine, Andrew Seguin, Hossannah Asuncion
organized by Poetry Society of America

Fri Mar 4, 5pm

Fri Mar 4, Noon-7pm

Chapbook Festival

Fri Mar 4, 1pm



Book Fair: Day 2
See above for featured publishers Elebash Recital Hall Lobby

Pushing Boundaries of Form
Cara Benson, Dusie Kollektiv; Adam Robinson, Publishing Genius; Felice Tebbe, Booklyn; Mary Gannon, Poets & Writers
organized by Poets & Writers

Pushing Genre Boundaries of the Chapbook
Kimiko Hahn, Queens College, CUNY
organized by the CUNY MFA Affiliation Group

Fri Mar 4, 5:30pm


Roundtable on Lost & Found
The CUNY Poetics Document Initiative
Ammiel Alcalay, English, The Graduate Center, CUNY; Steve Clay, Granary Books; Megan Magnum, Words that Work; Anne Waldman, Naropa University
Followed by a reception and launch of Series II of Lost & Found: The CUNY Poetics Document Initiative


Sat Mar 5, 10am–1pm


Hands-on Book Arts Workshops for Writers
Registration required (212) 481-0295 $20 material fee The Center for Book Arts, 28 W 27th St, 3rd fl organized by the Center for Book Arts

Sat Mar 5, 2pm


What the Chapbook Means to Me
Jen Bervin, Ugly Duckling Presse; Anna Moschovakis, poet
Poets House, 10 River Terrace organized by Poets House

co-sponsored by the Office of Academic Affairs, the Center for the Humanities, The Graduate Center, CUNY, the Center for Book Arts, CUNY MFA Affiliation Group, Poets House, Poetry Society of America, Poets & Writers

Releases by

Amiri Baraka Robert Creeley Edward Dorn Robert Duncan David Henderson Kenneth Koch Daphne Marlatt Frank O’Hara Diane di Prima Margaret Randall Muriel Rukeyser Jack Spicer Philip Whalen

Spring 2011 New Releases Series II Selections from El Corno Emplumado/ The Plumed Horn
ed. Margaret Randall

Fall 2010 In Print Series I Amiri Baraka & Edward Dorn: Selections from the Collected Letters, 1959–1960
ed. Claudia Moreno Pisano

Diane di Prima: The Mysteries of Vision: Some Notes on H.D.
ed. Ana Božičević

The Correspondence of Kenneth Koch & Frank O’Hara: 1955–1956 (Parts I and II)
ed. Josh Schneiderman

Diane di Prima: R.D.’s H.D.
ed. Ammiel Alcalay

Darwin & the Writers: Muriel Rukeyser
ed. Stefania Heim

David Henderson: Umbra Extensions
ed. Tonya Foster

Philip Whalen’s Journals: Selections (Parts I and II)
ed. Brian Unger

Barcelona, 1936: Selections from Muriel Rukeyser’s Spanish Civil War Archive
ed. Rowena Kennedy-Epstein

Jack Spicer’s Translation of Beowulf: Selections
eds. David Hadbawnik and Sean Reynolds

The 1963 Vancouver Poetry Conference/ Robert Creeley’s Contexts of Poetry: with selections from Daphne Marlatt’s Journal Entries
ed. Ammiel Alcalay

Ammiel Alcalay, General Editor Lost & Found: The CUNY Poetics Document Initiative is published by the Center for the Humanities and the Ph.D. Program in English at The Graduate Center, CUNY

Robert Duncan: Olson Memorial Lecture #4
eds. Erica Kaufman, Meira Levinson, Bradley Lubin, Megan Paslawski, Kyle Waugh, Rachael Wilson, and Ammiel Alcalay Series ISBN: 978-0-615-43350-9

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