A series of poetry readings will take place this fall at New York University’s King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center (located at 53 Washington Square South). Curated by Lila Zemborain of NYU’s Department of Spanish and Portuguese Languages, the readings are free and open to the public. For further information, call 212.998.3650 or visit www.nyu.edu/kjc.
A schedule follows:
Fri., Oct. 14, 6:15 p.m. Spanish poet Concha García will read from her new anthology, Si yo fuera otra (Málaga: Editorial Puerta del Mar, 2005). Reading in Spanish.
Fri., Nov. 4, 6:15 p.m. Chilean poet Marjorie Agosín will read from her new book, Poems for Josefina (bilingual edition from Sherman Asher Publishers, 2005), translated by Betty Jean Craige; and Mexican poet Gloria Gervitz will read from her new book, Migrations/Migraciones (bilingual edition from Junction Press, 2004), translated by Mark Schafer, who will introduce both poets. Bilingual reading.
Fri., Dec. 9, 6:15 p.m. Pierre Joris and Ernesto Livon-Grosman present the last two titles from the Poets for the Millennium series (University of California Press), co-edited by Jerome Rothenberg and Joris: Paul Celan: Selections and José Lezama Lima. Joris will also present a book of poems by Pablo Picasso, The Burial of the Count of Orgaz & Other Poems (Exact Change, 2004).