A Celebration of Poet and Essayist Ann Lauterbach 2017-02-02T20:12:09+00:00

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A Celebration of Poet and Essayist Ann Lauterbach

Poets Jibade-Khalil Huffman ’03, Simone White, Michael Ives, Camille Guthrie, and Anselm Berrigan read their work and discuss their artistic relationship to Lauterbach’s influential oeuvre.

The celebration will culminate with a reading by Lauterbach.

Ann Lauterbach is the renowned author of Under the Sign; Or to Begin Again (National Book Award nominee); Hum; If in Time: Selected Poems 1975–2000; The Night Sky: Writings on the Poetics of Experience; and other books.

“The mystery and longing in Ann Lauterbach’s work, the wit and heart are the things we feel on our skin.” —Don DeLillo

“Ann Lauterbach’s poetry goes straight to the elastic, infinite core of time.” —John Ashbery

Presented by the Bard Institute of Writing and Thinking, the literary journal Conjunctions, and the Bard Division of Language and Literature, the celebration will take place in the Multi-purpose Room of the Bertelsmann Campus Center, and is free and open to the public; no tickets or reservations are required.

Available for sale and signing will be limited-edition broadsides of Ann’s work, exclusively produced for this event by Ugly Duckling Presse; and copies of her books from Oblong Books & Music.

Thursday, April 21, 2016 6-8pm

Location: Multi-purpose Room, Bertelsmann Campus Center

This event is part of the annual IWT April Conference, which this year takes place on Friday, April 22nd, 9.30 a.m.–4.30 p.m. The 2016 conference, “The Difficulty with Poetry: Opacity and Implication in the New and Old,” features panelists Ann Lauterbach, Charles Bernstein, and Simone White, and moderator Thomas Wild.

Registered participants in the IWT conference are especially encouraged to attend.

Register for the April Conference