Charles Bernstein

Pitch of Poetry

cover photo by Lawrence Schwartzwald

University of Chicago Press, Spring 2016 (352 pages |  6 x 9) 

Praised in recent years as a “calculating, improvisatory, essential poet” by Daisy Fried in the New York Times, Charles Bernstein is a leading voice in American literary theory. Pitch of Poetry is his irreverent guide to modernist and contemporary poetics.

Tom Raworth on Ted Greenwald

Photo © Charles Bernstein, November 5, 2012

I’m sorry I can’t be there tonight. But sorrier still anyone has to be there. Our dear friend Ted is gone, but books and memories remain.

Sign Under Test: Russian/English selected poems as phone app, tr. Ian Probstein

Sign Under Test, a selected poems, tr. into Russian by Ian Probstein, bilingual, published as an Android and IOS app: as you read each poems you listen to a sound recording in English or Russian, made by me and Ian Probstein for this publication. 

IOS app
Android app

Robert Grenier, garlic in the ground

Video portrait by Charles Bernstein

Grenier reads from a notebook in New York on October 26, 2016.