130522 Susan Gevirtz and Benjamin Hollander


Susan Gevirtz and Benjamin Hollander, Wednesday, May 22nd

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Susan Gevirtz books of poetry include Aerodrome Orion & Starry Messenger, Kelsey St., 2010; Broadcast, Trafficker, 2009;Thrall, Post Apollo, 2007; Hourglass Transcripts, Burning Deck, 2001. Her critical books are Narrative’s Journey: The fiction and Film Writing of Dorothy Richardson, Peter Lang, 1996; and Coming Events (Collected Writings), from Nightboat Press, 2013. She teaches at California College of the Arts and Mills College. Gevirtz has co-organized the annual translation and conversation meeting of The Paros Symposium with Greek poet Siarita Kouka, and guest organizers Eleni Stecopoulos, Liana Sakelliou and Socrates Kabouropoulos for eight years.

Benjamin Hollander was born in Haifa, Israel and as a boy immigrated to New York City. He presently lives on the west coast of North America. His books include: In the House Un-American (Clockroot Books/Interlink Publishing, Spring,2013), Memoir American (Punctum Books, Spring 2013),  Vigilance (Beyond Baroque Books, 2005), Rituals of Truce and the Other Israeli  (Parrhesia Press, 2004), The Book Of Who Are Was (Sun & Moon Press, 1997), How to Read, too (Leech Books, 1992), and, as editor, Translating Tradition: Paul Celan in France (ACTS, 1988).

An excerpt from his newest book,   In The House Un-American, can be found at The Brooklyn Rail: http://www.brooklynrail. org/2012/10/artseen/just-call- me-al