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."

Julie Patton, Thars writing in them trees

a mouth in branches
(easy to spot)
F R E E 
jazz
shit & ship talk
sun top
dare (but I misplaced 2 letters)
The bush got swirly in
yellow
leg
ends
lichen
& frame
which reads:

Tonya Foster reads "Techo Aisles" plus Erica Hunt on Swarm of Bees in High Court

©Charles Bernstein (Jan. 8, 2008)

My video of Tonya Foster reading "Techo Aisles" on Feb. 20, 2016: Erica Hunt on Tonya Foster's Swarm of Bees in High Court (vdieo shown at the Poets House launch for the book, April 23, 2016)

Adam Pendleton: 'Black Dada' (video portrait of Yvonne Rainer)

Yvonne Rainer and Adam Pendleton at Anthology Film Archive

Just Back from Los Angeles: A Portrait of Yvonne Rainer had its premiere tonight at Anthology Film Archive. From the program, excerpted from Performa Institute:

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.