Writing Love and Sex: In the Spirit of Carolee Schneemann

From Jeanne Heuving:

Do come, reserve tickets with Henry (or take your chances), and forward this
announcement:

The Henry Art Gallery, UW Bothell MFA in Creative Writing & Poetics, and
Writing For Their Lives presents:

Dodie Bellamy & Kevin Killian

DODIE BELLAMY, KEVIN KILLIAN, CARLA HARRYMAN, REBECCA BROWN

Writing Love and Sex:  In the Spirit of Carolee Schneemann
In conjunction with the Henry Art Gallery retrospective of the work of
Carolee Schneemann, four literary artists “in the spirit of Carolee” read
and perform their work.

Thursday, Oct 20, 7 p.m. , Henry Art Gallery Auditorium

Dodie Bellamy is a novelist, poet, critic and cultural journalist. Her most
recent book is the buddhist, an essayistic memoir based on her blog,
Belladodie. Her book Cunt-Ups won the 2002 Firecracker Alternative Book
Award for poetry. Other books include Academonia, Pink Steam, and The
Letters of Mina Harker. Kevin Killian has written two novels, Shy and Arctic Summer, a book of
memoirs, Bedrooms Have Windows and three books of stories, Little Men, I Cry
Like a Baby, and Impossible Princess; two books of poetry, Argento Series
(2001), and Action Kylie (2008).

Carla Harryman

Rebecca Brown

Friday, Oct 21, 7 p.m., Henry Art Gallery Auditorium
Rebecca Brown’s twelfth book, American Romances, a collection of gonzo
“essays,” was released by City Lights in 2009 and won the Publishing
Triangle Award. Some of Brown’s other titles include The Last Time I Saw
You, The End of Youth, The Dogs, and The Gifts of the Body.
Carla Harryman is a poet, essayist, novelist, and playwright. She has
recently published The Wide Road, a multi-genre collaboration with poet Lyn
Hejinian. Her critical writing focuses on contemporary innovative writing by
women and the politics and poetics of Poets Theater and performance writing.
A frequent collaborator, she is co-contributor to the multi-authored
experiment in autobiography The Grand Piano, a project that focuses on the
emergence of Language Writing, art, politics, and culture of the San
Francisco Bay Area between 1975 and 1980.

About Splabman

Poet/interviewer Paul Nelson:

Founded: SPLAB (Seattle Poetics LAB) & the Cascadia Poetry Festival

Wrote: American Sentences (2015), A Time Before Slaughter (2010) and Organic in Cascadia: A Sequence of Energies (Lumme Editions, Brazil, 2013). His 2015 interview with José Kozer was published in 2016 (Ranchos Press) as Tiovivo Tres Amigos.

Interviewed: Allen Ginsberg, Michael McClure, Joanne Kyger, Robin Blaser, Anne Waldman, Ed Sanders, Diane di Prima, Nate Mackey, George Bowering, Brenda Hillman, among others
and is engaged in a 20 year bioregional cultural investigation of Cascadia, including the festival, a MOOC (Innovative Cascadia Poetry), interviews with Cascadia poets indigenous elders and activists, and the anthology Make It True: Poetry From Cascadia. Paul is co-editor of that anthology as well as 56 Days of August the poetry postcard anthology and writes an American Sentence daily.

*MOOC = Massive Open Online Course

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2 Responses to Writing Love and Sex: In the Spirit of Carolee Schneemann

  1. ELiza Daniel says:

    Splab email did not give date or time for event

  2. Splabman says:

    Thursday, Oct 20, 7 p.m. , Henry Art Gallery Auditorium (line 15 of the post)

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