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The House That Jack Built: A Jack Spicer Symposium

Date and Time: 
May 15, 2009 - 6:30PM
Event Location: 
The Poetry Project St. Mark’s Church 131 East 10th Street (bet. 2nd and 3rd Avenues)
$8, $7 for students and seniors, $5 for Poetry Project members, free to Poets House members and sustaining Poetry Project members

6:30pm: A panel with Dodie Bellamy, Samuel Delaney, Peter Gizzi, Kevin Killian & Jennifer Moxley

8:00pm: A reading with Dodie Bellamy, Julian T. Brolaski, CA Conrad, Samuel Delaney, Peter Gizzi, Kevin Killian, Douglas A. Martin, Rod Smith, Lewis Warsh & Karen Weiser

In honor of seminal San Francisco Renaissance poet, anarchist and gay activist Jack Spicer (1925-1965) this symposium also marks the publication of My Vocabulary Did This to Me: The Collected Poetry of Jack Spicer, edited by Peter Gizzi and Kevin Killian. The long awaited collection includes unpublished and hard-to-find works by Spicer.

Event Sponsored By: 
Poets House, Cosponsored by The Poetry Project.
Event Type: 
Readings and Conversations