Carla Harryman reading: March 24th, 2011

In Reading Alerts on March 2, 2011 at 7:50 pm

"Housesitting" by Jennifer Bastian: http://jenniferbastian.com/

Thursday, March 24th at 4:30 p.m.
Room 126, Memorial Library, UW-Madison

Poet, essayist, novelist and playwright Carla Harryman currently teaches teaches Creative Writing at Eastern Michigan University and serves on the MFA faculty of the Milton Avery School of the Arts at Bard College. Her two most recent works are The Wide Road (Belladonna, 2011), a multi-genre collaboration with poet Lyn Hejinian, and Open Box and Other Works, a sound/music/text collaboration with Jon Raskin and the Jon Raskin Quartet (CD forthcoming Rastafan, 2011). She has published thirteen single-authored works, including Adorno’s Noise (Essay Press, 2008), Open Box (Belladonna, 2007), Baby (2005), and Gardener of Stars (2001) and has received numerous grants and awards including from the Foundation for Contemporary Art, Opera America, and the Fund for Poetry. One of the original innovators of San Francisco Poets Theater, Harryman’s avant-garde theater and polyvocal performance works have been presented in San Francisco, Detroit, Chicago, New York, Montreal, Auckland, the United Kingdom, Austria, and Germany, and her writing has been translated into a number of European languages. Harryman was a contributor to The Grand Piano, co-edited Lust for Life, a volume of essays on the novelist Kathy Acker, and guest edited a forthcoming special issue of The Journal of Narrative Theory entitled “non/narrative”.

Photograph of Carla Harryman

Carla Harryman

See the poster for this reading here.


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