Common Ground#763

Joe Brainard: The Art of the Personal

Featuring John Yau and Tyhe Cooper


1 p.m. Eastern / 10 a.m. Pacific

Poet and essayist John Yau joins Rail Production Editor Tyhe Cooper for a conversation and reading.

In this talk

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John Yau

A portrait of John Yau.
Photo by Eve Aschheim
John Yau has been publishing reviews and essays on art and literature since 1978. He is the Publisher of Black Square Editions and cofounded the online magazine Hyperallergic Weekend. Recent books by Yau include Joe Brainard: The Art of the Personal, published by Rizzoli in 2022, and the book of poems Genghis Chan on Drums published by Omnidawn in 2021. He is the 2017 recipient of the Jackson Prize in Poetry and a 2021 recipient of a Rabkin Prize for art criticism. He teaches at the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University and lives in New York.

Tyhe Cooper

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Photo by Kayhl Cooper
Tyhe Cooper is a writer working in experimental prose, poetry, and digitality. They are the Production Editor and a poetry events curator at the Brooklyn Rail.

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