The New Social Environment#842

A reading and conversation with The Lazies: Lorraine Lupo and Paul Maziar

Featuring Maziar and Lupo


1 p.m. Eastern / 10 a.m. Pacific

For the 141st Wednesday Poetry Reading, Paul Maziar and Lorraine Lupo join us for a reading and conversation.

In this talk

Paul Maziar

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Paul Maziar is the author Quick Millions, a full-length book of poems, just out from Cuneiform Press, as well as two books of art writings, ONE FOOT IN THE OTHER WORLD and FLOWER POWER. He’s responsible for a handful of poetry chapbooks including To The Air, a collaboration with artist Cynthia Lahti (Cooley Gallery); New Kind of Neighborhood, a collaboration with Sam Lohmann (Great Fainting Spells); and Little Advantages (Couch Press). He’s the proprietor of Breather Editions and, alongside Aaron Simon, editor of Ergo Press.

Lorraine Lupo

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Lorraine Lupo is the author of The Unwanted Sounds (Cuneiform Press), By Way Of (Green Zone), and co-creator of Dust Exchange (Slacks Books) and GUY – A Fast Paced Sad Story, both collaborations with the artist and architect Max Jacobson. Her work has appeared in The New England Review, Fourteen Hills, Across the Margin and Art Practical, among others. She founded the now-defunct Gallery Lux and edits the Periodic Postcard series. As Slack Books she occasionally publishes chapbooks. She is an active member of the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights and Poet-In-Residence at the Creative Growth Arts Center. In that capacity, she edited their first collections of poetry, The Poem Is Telling Me I Remember and Dear Volcano.

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