> 10. 9-10. 18 joca seria festival in new york

 

New York-Nantes and back! French publishing house joca seria is celebrating its American poetry series (25 volumes) in New York with two events in October 2018:
* a collective reading at Albertine bookstore, with Tina DarraghMarcella DurandCarla HarrymanTracie MorrisEleni Sikelianos, and Anne Waldman, on Tuesday 9 October (6:30-8:30 pm)
* a collective homage to the “New York School” poets John AshberyBill BerksonJoe BrainardFrank O’Hara, and James Schuyler published by joca seria (and, originally, by the Tibor de Nagy gallery), at the Tibor de Nagy gallery, on Wednesday 10 October (6-8 pm), with joca seria authors Charles BernsteinAnne Waldman, and Ron Padgett
… with their translators Olivier Brossard, Vincent Broqua, Marc Chénetier, Abigail Lang, and Béatrice Trotignon, and their French publishers Bernard and Brigitte Martin

The October 10 collective reading will also be the occasion to celebrate the publication of Lovers of My Orchards: Writers and Artists on Frank O’Hara (Presses Universitaires de Montpellier, 2018) with Christopher Berg, Lee Ann Brown, Todd Colby, Thomas Devaney, Vincent Katz, Eileen Myles, Charles North, Geoffrey O’Brien, Jerome Sala, Cedar Sigo, Tony Towle, Anne Waldman, Marjorie Welish, and John Yau.
The Tibor de Nagy Gallery is currently presenting Oh, What Fun! an exhibition of John Ashbery’s collages made from 2015 until his death in September 2017. This is Ashbery’s fourth solo exhibition at the gallery and his first at the gallery’s Rivington Street location. See information below
The joca seria readings and events in New York are organized with the support of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, the Institut Français, the Institut Universitaire de France, the Poetry Foundation, the Region Pays de la Loire, the Tibor de Nagy gallery.
PROGRAM:
9 OCT. 2018, 6:30-8:30pm: ALBERTINE BOOKSTORE