Bob Perelman Norman Fischer James Sherry

Bob Perelman Norman Fischer James Sherry

Tuesday, Jan 28, 2020 7:00 PM

In the basement.
2476 Telegraph Avenue, Berkeley

Norman Fischer is a poet, essayist, and Zen Buddhist priest. The latest of his more than twenty-five prose and poetry titles are the serial poems On a Train at Night and Untitled Series: Life As It is. His latest prose works are Experience: Thinking, Writing, Language and Religion and The World Could Be Otherwise: Imagination and the Bodhisattva Path. His website is

Bob Perelman will be reading from his new book, Jack and Jill in Troy (Roof, 2019). He is the author of numerous poetry collections, including Iflife, Virtual Reality, The First World and Ten to One: Selected Poems. He collaborated with his wife, the painter Francie Shaw, on Playing Bodies. His latest critical book is Modernism the Morning After. He taught at UPenn for 25 years and now lives in Berkeley.

James Sherry is the author of 10 books of poetry and prose. He is editor of Roof Books and president of the Segue Foundation, Inc. in New York City. ... He lives in New York City with his wife, Deborah Thomas, publisher of Extra!, the magazine of Fairness And Accuracy in Reporting (FAIR).