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Kathleen Fraser (1935-2019)

Kathleen Fraser, beloved poet, essayist, and professor of writing at San Francisco State University, died on February 5, 2019, in Emeryville, California, of natural causes.

Known for her remarkable body of work—encompassing more than a dozen collections of poetry, seven collaborative artist’s books, a volume of essays, and her lan…

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Collection Processed by Poets: Five Writers Respond to the Wagner Labor Archive with Robert Fitterman, Paolo Javier, Maryam Parhizkar, Eléna Rivera & Johannah Rodgers Tamiment Library in Bobst Library, 10th Floor, 70 Washington Square South, New York March 25, 6:00-7:30 p.m Free and Open to All Robert Fitterman, Paolo Javier, Maryam Parhizkar, Eléna Rivera & Johannah Rodgers were tasked with visiting the Wagner Labor Archive over three months. As word workers attuned to lyric and subtext, they "un-process" and "process" its holdings. On March 25 they gather to read their works: texts that engage the archive's history and extend the archive's future. Curated by Jill Magi, whose book LABOR (Nightboat, 2014) responds…

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Visit our table in the Bookfair and join us at two offsite events: On Thursday, February 27, from 6:30-8:00pm, we'll launch our Spring 2014 poetry titles. Join us at Arundel Books, 214 1st Avenue South, in Seattle, for readings by Brian Blanchfield, Gracie Leavitt, Laura Moriarty, and Brandon Som. Nightboat editors Kazim Ali and Stephen Motika host. On Saturday, March 1, from 5:00-7:00pm, please join us to celebrate our queer authors at the Alice James Books/Bloom/Nightboat Reading at The Lobby Bar, 916 E Pike St, in Seattle. Readers include Kazim Ali, Mark Bibbins, Brian Blanchfield, Tamiko Beyer, R. Erica Doyle, HR Hegnauer, Rachel Levitsky, Dawn Lundy Martin, Kelly McQuain, Stephen Motika, Eileen Myles, Angelo Nikolopoulos, Suzanne Parker, Brian Teare, Ely Shipley, Richard…

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Please join us on Wednesday, September 19th, at 7pm at Callicoon Fine Arts, 124 Forsyth Street, Lower East Side (NYC) for a poetry reading to celebrate the publication of Adnan’s Sea and Fog. Beirut-based writer and critic Kaelen Wilson-Goldie and poet Stacy Szymaszek who will read from Adnan’s work. Also, an exhibition of Etel Adnan's paintings will be on view at Callicoon Fine Arts through October 28th.

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