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This Tuesday @ Exit Art in NYC: James Sherry

Social Environmental Aesthetics Poetry Series, No. 4, featuring James Sherry

Tuesday, July 27, 2009 7:00-9:00pm

James Sherry will read the essay, “Climate Change and Poetry” and the poem “Passive Voice: Forcing Amaryllis.” Following the reading, The Canary Project, photographer Susannah Sayler and Edward Morris, whose work is featured in ECOAESTHETIC, will respond to the reading.

James Sherry is the author of 10 books of poetry and criticism. His work on Environmental Poetics, both prose and poetry, is widely published in magazines and websites. He is the editor of Roof Books and founder of the Segue Foundation. He lives in New York City.

The Canary Project produces visual media, events, and artwork that build public understanding of human-induced climate change and energize commitment to solutions. For more information visit: http://canary-project.org/old/html/

All readings are $5 suggested donation and take place at Exit Art, 475 10th Avenue, between 36th and 37th Street. Following each reading there will Q&A and a cash bar reception. The SEA Poetry Series is curated by E.J. McAdams.

UPCOMING: SEA Poetry Series, No. 5, featuring Julie Patton
Tuesday, August 24th, 7-9pm

Visit: www.seapoetryseries.blogspot.com for more info.

Michael Leong is the author of the poetry books e.s.p., Cutting Time with a Knife, Who Unfolded My Origami Brain?, and Words on Edge. His creative work has been anthologized in THE &NOW AWARDS 2: The Best Innovative Writing, Best American Experimental Writing 2018, and Bettering American Poetry, Volume 3. His co-translation, with Ignacio Infante, of Vicente Huidobro’s long poem Sky-Quake: Tremor of Heaven is forthcoming from co•im•press in late 2019. His critical monograph Contested Records: The Turn to Documents in Contemporary North American Poetry is forthcoming from the University of Iowa Press in May 2020. He has received grants from the Council of Literary Magazines and Presses and the National Endowment for the Arts. He teaches in the School of Critical Studies at CalArts.

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