THANKS to Charles Bernstein





Allen Ginsberg, Allen Polite, Barbara Guest, Barbara Moraff, Basil King, Ben Spellman, Bob Hamilton, Bruce Boyd, Bruce Fearing, C. Jack Stamm, Cesar Vallejo, Charles Farber, Charles Olson, Collecting, Daisy Aldan, David Meltzer, David Wang, Diane Di Prima, Ed Dorn, Ed James, Edward Dahlberg, Edward Dorn, Edward Marshall, Ernest Kean, Fielding Dawson, Fivos Delfis, Frank O’Hara, Gary Snyder, George Stade, George Stanley, Gilbert Sorrentino, Gregory Corso, Harold Briggs, Hubert Selby Jr., Jack Kerouac, Jack Micheline, James Boyer May, Jerome Rothenberg, Joel Oppenheimer, John Ashbery, John Wieners, Judson Crews, Kenneth Koch, Larry Eigner, Le Roi Jones, Leroi Jones, Lillian Lowefels, Little Magazines, Mason Jordan Mason, Max Finstein, Michael McClure, New York, Norman Bluhm, Oliver Pitcher, Paul Blackburn, Paul Carroll, Peter Orlovsky, Peter Schwarzburg, Philip Lamantia, Philip Whalen, Rainer Gerhardt, Ray Bremser, Robert Creeley, Robin Blaser, Rochelle Owens, Ron Loewinsohn, Speckled Red, Stanley Fisher, Stephen Tropp, Steve Jonas, Stuart Z. Perkoff, Thomas Jackrell, Thomas Postell, Tom Postell, Tomi Ungerer, Tristan Tzara, Tuli Kupferberg, Walter Lowenfels, William Burroughs, William Carlos Williams, Yugen

NY: Jerome Rothenberg @ 80: A Celebration


Friday, December 9
Martin E. Segal Theater
CUNY Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue
(diagonally across from the Empire State Building)
6pm (sharp) to about 9:30pm

Poet, translator, editor, anthologist, Jerome Rothenberg is joined by friends and collaborators for an exploration of his influential work. Papers on, and celebrations of,  Rothenberg’s work will be presented by  Susan Howe, Carolee Schneemann, Ammiel Alcalay, Rachel Blue DuPlessis, Anne Waldman, Bruce Andrews & Sally Silvers, Jeffrey Robinson, Pete Monaco, Charles Morrow, Anne Tardos,  George Economou, Rochelle Owens, Robert Kelly, Al Filreis, Monica de la Torre, Ernesto Livon-Grosman, Nicole Peyrafitte, Lee Ann Brown & Tony Torn, Mark Weiss, Peter Cockelbergh, Ligorano-Reees, Danny Snelson, Heriberto Yepez,  Diane Rothenberg, and others.

The evening will end with a reading by Jerome Rothenberg.

Organized and hosted by Pierre Joris and Charles Bernstein.

In conjunction with the event, Steve Clay, of Granary Books, will curate a retrospective exhibit of works by Jerome Rothenberg. Included will be examples of books and magazines with which Rothenberg was directly involved as editor/publisher such as Hawk’s Well Press, Alcheringa, Poems from the Floating World, “Some/Thing” and New Wilderness Letter; the remarkable series of anthologies he edited from Technicians of the Sacred to Poems for the Millennium; selections from his more than 100 books and broadsides  to an array of his collaborations with artists including Ian Tyson, Susan Bee and Arman. Charlie Morrow will also have an exhibit of his many audio collaborations with Rothenberg.