Charles Bernstein

Muenster, Essen, Dresden, Berlin, and Amsterdam readings in May

Weds., May 6, Amsterdam,  8:30pm at Perdu: with Susan Bee  and new translations by 

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  • John Yau talking to Penn students

    photo: Charles Bernstein / PennSound

    Just before his Kelly Writers House reading on Tuesday, April 21, 2015, John Yau spoke with the students in my New American Poetry class, English 288 at Penn. He spoke about a wide variety of topics, including discussion of Further Adventures in Monochrome  (first question) and other of his works, poetry and identity, white people playing Asians in Hollywood films, the allure of Humphrey Bogart, and  recent poetry convtroversies.

    Hannah Weiner at Kunsthalle (Zurich)

    Hannah Weiner (1928 - 1997)
    Curated by Franziska Glozer
    Feb. 21 to May 17 
    Kunsthalle Zurich

    This is the first museum show of Hannah Weiner's work. 

    Exhibition booklet: detailed essay by Glozer and installation shots: pdf

    Festival Internacional Poesía en Voz Alta.15 (Mexico City April 2015)

    It is my pleasure to be attending this fesitval with Jerome Rothenberg. 


    1990 Poetry Project Reading (NY): 25 years ago

    Mostly from 'Dark City'

    "Debris of Shock / Shock of Debris" (Dark City)
    "The Ballad of the Blue-Green Plate" (With Strings; text)
    "Sunsickness" (Dark City)
    "Virtual Reality" (Dark City)
    "How I Painted Certain of My Pictures" (for John Ashbery) (Dark City)
    Dark City is available as a free PDF from Green Integer