Jerome Rothenberg

20th Oct 2010 - 7:30pm

The Arts Centre

Tickets on sale Wednesday 1st September 2010.

Tickets £4.00 all.

Jerome Rothenberg is the author of over 70 books of poetry including Poems for the Game of Silence, Poland/1931, A Seneca Journal, Vienna Blood, That Dada Strain, New Selected Poems 1970-1985 , Khurbn, and most recently, A Paradise of Poets and A Book of Witness (all from New Directions).

Describing his poetry career as “an ongoing attempt to reinterpret the poetic past from the point of view of the present”, Jerome has also edited seven major assemblages of traditional and contemporary poetry including two volumes of the Rothenberg-Joris anthology, Poems for the Millennium: The University of California Book of Modern & Postmodern Poetry, appeared in 1995 and 1998. He was elected to the World Academy of Poetry (UNESCO) in 2001 and has performed to audiences all over the world.

The evening is hosted by the creative writing programme at Edge Hill.  If you would like to know more about our courses, please contact the Enquiries Unit on 0800 195 5063.

 

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