Sunday, Mar 15, 2020 7:00 PM
In the basement of the store.
2476 Telegraph Avenue, Berkeley
Unfortunately, this event has been postponed until further notice. We apologize.
Lisa Robertson is a Canadian poet and essayist currently living in France. Born in Toronto in 1961, she was a long-time resident of Vancouver, where in the early nineties she began writing, publishing and collaborating in a community of artists and poets that included Artspeak Gallery and the Kootenay School of Writing. She has continued these activities for 30 years, publishing books, leaflets and posters, translating poetry and linguistics from French, lecturing and teaching internationally, and continuing her ongoing study into the political constitution of lyric voice. In 2017 she was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Leters by Emily Carr University of Art and Design, and in 2018, the Foundation for the Contemporary Arts in New York awarded her the inaugural C. D. Wright Award in Poetry. She has taught at Cambridge University, Princeton, UC Berkeley, California College of the Arts, Piet Zwart Institute, Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics, and American University of Paris, as well as holding research and residency positions at institutions across Canada, the US, and Europe.
Jocelyn Saidenberg is a Bay Area writer, performer, and teacher. kith & kin and Dead Letter are her most recent books.