The New Social Environment#772

Alice Notley: A Rail Reading

Featuring Notley and Anselm Berrigan


1 p.m. Eastern / 10 a.m. Pacific

Alice Notley joins us for our 127th Wednesday Poetry Reading.

In this talk

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Alice Notley

A photo of Alice Notley
Alice Notley has published over forty books of poetry, including At Night the States, the double volume Close to Me and Closer . . . (The Language of Heaven) and Désamère, and How Spring Comes, co-winner of the San Francisco Poetry Award. Her epic poem The Descent of Alette was published by Penguin in 1996, followed by Mysteries of Small Houses (1998), a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. Notley’s long poem Disobedience won the Griffin International Prize in 2002. Her most recent books of poetry are Early Works, The Speak Angel Series, and For the Ride. Over the years Notley edited/co-edited three poetry journals: CHICAGO, SCARLET, and Gare du Nord.

Anselm Berrigan

Anselm Berrigan
Anselm Berrigan is the poetry editor for the Brooklyn Rail, and author of a number of books of poems, most recently Pregrets, from Black Square Editions.

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