Upcoming Rodrigo Toscano Events

toscano eventsRodrigo Toscano’s newest book of poetry, Explosion Rocks Springfield, is due out from Fence Books in the spring. His previous books include Deck of Deeds, Collapsible Poetics Theater, To Leveling Swerve, Platform, Partisans, andThe Disparities.  His poetry has appeared in numerous anthologies, including Voices Without Borders, Diasporic Avant-Gardes, Imagined Theatres, In the Criminal’s Cabinet, Earth Bound, and Best American Poetry. Toscano has received a New York State Fellowship in Poetry and was a National Poetry Series selection. He works for the Labor Institute in conjunction with the United Steelworkers and the National Institute for Environmental Health Science. While in the Greenpoint township of Brooklyn (16 years), Toscano ran and wrote articles and interviews for the North Brooklyn Runners. He now lives in the Faubourg Marigny (seventh ward) of New Orleans. 

The Cave Lecture by Clayton Eshleman

Tuesday February 16, 6:30pm
Halle Library Auditorium

Poet and emeritus of EMU’s English Department Clayton Eshleman will talk about his exploration of the Ice Age caves in Southern France, among them Lascaux. His lecture will include slides of cave art and poems he wrote in response.
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Work by Jan 20 & 21 BathHouse Readers

Kevin Killian:

Works @ Open Space

Works @ Electronic Poetry Center

New Narrative writer and poet Kevin Killian showcases work

REVIVING JACK SPICER: AN INTERVIEW WITH KEVIN KILLIAN

Wayne Koestenbaum:

Wayne Koestenbaum: The TNB Self-Interview

Vital Signs

The Visceral Visual Art of Writer Wayne Koestenbaum

HOW DO WE LIVE THE COLOUR PINK, WAYNE KOESTENBAUM?

In Conversation: WAYNE KOESTENBAUM with Phillip Griffith

Full BathHouse Winter 2016 Schedule

Be sure to mark your calendar for this semester’s BathHouse events!


Kevin Killian & Wayne Koestenbaum:

Jan 20, 3:30-5 pm – Poetry Reading
Jan 21, 6:30-8:30 pm – “Pink Trance” – Discussion

Teju Cole:

March 9, 7 pm – Reading

Claudia Rankine:

April 5, 5:30 pm – Reading


~ All events will take place in the Student Center Auditorium. ~

Anne Carson Poetry Reading

The Zell Visiting Writers Series Presents:

Anne Carson

Poetry Reading
Thursday, January 21st, 5:30 pm
UMMA Helmut Stern Auditorium

~ Free & open to the public. ~

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Anne Carson was born in Canada and teaches ancient Greek for a living. Her awards and honors include the Lannan Award, the Pushcart Prize, the Griffin Trust Award for Excellence in Poetry, a Guggenheim fellowship, and the MacArthur “Genius” Award. She is the author of Nox; Glass, Irony and God; The Autobiography of Red; The Beauty of the Husband; Decreation; Economy of the Unlost; Eros the Bittersweet; Grief Lessons; If Not, Winter; Men in the Off Hours; and Plainwater.

For more info, please visit: https://events.umich.edu/event/26790