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April

Ana Luísa Amaral and Margaret Jull Costa at Brookline Booksmith

Ana Luísa Amara in conversation with her translator Margaret Jull Costa. This event is part of Brookline Booksmith’s Transnational Literature Series.

Hopscotch Translation Series: Philip Boehm on The Fox & Dr. Shimamura

Please join us for the 9th installment of our HOPSCOTCH TRANSLATION SERIES: Philip Boehm in conversation with Vincent Kling! Philip and Vincent will discuss German literature and …

Ana Luísa Amaral at UMass Lowell

A reading and conversation with award-winning poet, novelist, children’s book author, and essayist Ana Luísa Amaral, author of the critically acclaimed book of poems …

Concordance: An Evening with Susan Howe

In this lecture/reading, Susan Howe explores “the guarded borders between image and word, individual and community, history and the present, [through which] poetry provides an …

Ana Luísa Amaral at Rhode Island College

Award-winning Portuguese poet Ana Luísa Amaral reads from her critically-acclaimed book of poems, What’s In a Name?

Ana Luísa Amaral at UMass Boston

Award-winning Portuguese poet Ana Luísa Amaral reads from her critically-acclaimed book of poems, What’s In a Name?

Sylvia Legris and Barbara Epler at Brazos Bookstore

Please join Music & Literature to launch their new issue at Brazos Bookstore, Houston. The program celebrates the two artists featured in M&L no. 9: Swiss author Peter …

Indie Press Spotlight: New Directions with Barbara Epler and Philip Boehm

We are thrilled and honored to host Barbara Epler, president and publisher of New Directions Publishing. She will be joined by translator Philip Boehm for a conversation about New …

St. John's College: Don Mee Choi and Kim Hyesoon

On Monday, April 29, at 5pm Don Mee Choi and Kim Hyesoon will give a reading from Autobiography of Death at St. John’s College (Cambridge University) in the Main Lecture Theatre …

May

National Poetry Library Lates: Kim Hyesoon and Don Mee Choi

National Poetry Library Lates: May Our new series of late-night poetry salons continues with two of the most exciting poets writing in South Korea today, Kim Hyesoon and Don Mee …

Star Release at Molasses Books

Come celebrate the launch of Mishima’s STAR at Molasses books. Star Fiction by Yukio Mishima All eyes are upon Rikio. And he likes it, mostly. His fans cheer from a roped-off …

Newcastle Poetry Festival: Kim Hyesoon and Don Mee Choi, Adelaide Ivanova and Rachel Long

Join us for the festival’s annual poetry in translation reading. This year we’re excited to welcome Kim Hyesoon, one of the most prominent and influential contemporary poets of …

Édouard Louis at the Alliance Française

Venez nous rejoindre le samedi 4 mai pour rencontrer Edouard Louis, l’auteur d’Eddy Belle-Gueule, Histoire de la violence, Qui a tué mon père. Jeune et talentueux, …

Édouard Louis - Who Killed My Father, presented with Alliance Française

In The End of Eddy and History of Violence, a pair of brutally honest auto-fictions, Édouard Louis chronicled his difficult childhood growing up gay in a working-class town in …

An Evening with Bernadette Mayer and Morgan Ritter at The MoMA

New York School legend Bernadette Mayer and Portland-based poet Morgan Ritter join us for an intergenerational evening of poetry and moving images inspired by the artists’ creative …

PEN America - The Laws of Desire with Édouard Louis

Boy or girl, straight or gay—what happens when the binaries that define our sexual identities begin to bend? Join us for a fascinating look at how the traditional laws of desire …

ARTISTS OF THE AIR - PEN WORLD VOICES FESTIVAL

In 1974, Philippe Petit danced in the sky, effortlessly traversing the air between the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center via high wire and electrifying audiences around the …

Screening "Afraid to Die" at Japan Society

FILM - MONTHLY CLASSICS Afraid to Die からっ風野郎 (Karakkaze Yaro) Fri., May 10 at 7 pm Clad in a black leather jacket, renowned Japanese writer Yukio Mishima struts and preens as a …

It Happened To Me featuring Edouard Louis

Placing the personal story in the public sphere is one of the most powerful and transformative of acts, liberating the storyteller and also giving the listener a deeper and more …

Norma Jean Baker of Troy: Renée Fleming and Ben Whishaw star in a dramatic work by Anne Carson

A World Premiere Shed Commission: Norma Jeane Baker of Troy is a partly spoken, partly sung performance piece by poet, essayist, and scholar Anne Carson (Eros the Bittersweet: An …

July

Susan Howe and Shane McCrae: A reading in conjunction with Walt Whitman: Bard of Democracy

In conjunction with the Morgan Library & Museum’s exhibition Walt Whitman: Bard of Democracy, two poets who are passionate about Walt Whitman’s work will read …

October

Laszlo Krasznahorkai in Brooklyn

Set in contemporary times, Baron Wenckheim’s Homecoming tells the story of a Prince Myshkin–like figure, Baron Béla Wenckheim, who returns at the end of his life to his provincial …

Laszlo Krasznahorkai in NYC

Set in contemporary times, Baron Wenckheim’s Homecoming tells the story of a Prince Myshkin–like figure, Baron Béla Wenckheim, who returns at the end of his life to his provincial …