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FROM DAME QUICKLY
Poetry & graphic stills by Jennifer Scappettone
Paperback, 112 pages
Cover art by Rosemarie Fiore
Available now through Small Press Distribution
The work in this wondrous first major book by Jennifer Scappettone has a phenomenal -- an excitatory -- presence, the presence of action, not thing. This book is a matrix of polytemporal energy, a linguistic carnival, ribald and resounding -- "a most implicit maze."...
-- Lyn Hejinian
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and don't miss these
Wednesday, April 29th, 6:30-8:30pm
Panel Discussion with Marshall Price (Curator of Contemporary Art, National Academy Museum of Art), Jennifer Scappettone (Poet and Assistant Professor of English and Creative Writing at the University of Chicago) and Rosemarie Fiore (Artist) discuss Fiore's artistic process
Thursday, May 7th, 6:30-8:30pm
"Dame Quickly, Unframed" reading and performance/projection of graphic stills from Jennifer Scappettone's new book! (cover art by Rosemarie Fiore)
Priska C. Juschka Fine Art Gallery
547 W. 27th St. 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10001
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Poesia Ultima / Italian Poetry Now
FESTIVAL OF ITALIAN CONTEMPORARY POETRY & POETICS
May 26 - May 29
New York & Chicago, IL
View all details here
In conjunction with Aufgabe #7 we welcome Maria Attanasio, Giovanna Frene, Marco Giovenale & Milli Graffi to New York and Chicago for a series of readings and discussions with translator & guest editor Jennifer Scappettone and translator Carla Billitteri.
Events curated by Jennifer Scappettone and co-sponsored by Litmus Press with the Italian Cultural Institute of New York, Poets House, St. Mark's Poetry Project, UChicago Arts Council, University of Chicago Creative Writing and Romance Languages and Literatures, Northwestern University Department of French and Italian, Chicago Poetry Center, Th!nkArt Gallery, and with promotional support from Columbia University, NYU, and the Art Institute of Chicago.
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Saturday, May 30th, 4pm
Stacy Szymaszek & Patrick Durgin
Bowery Poetry Club
(curated by Tim Peterson & Kristin Gallagher)
Friday, June 19th, 8pm
BOOK RELEASE PARTY!
Celebrate our two newest releases
-- and the beginning of summer --
with authors Jennifer Scappettone and Stacy Szymaszek
Short readings, snacks and wine will be provided!
From Dame Quickly, by Jennifer Scappettone
Hyperglossia, by Stacy Szymaszek
NYC, details TBA
FORTHCOMING JUNE 2009
featuring Russian poetry in translation, guest edited by Matvei Yankelevich
and there's more here
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