Jean Day & Larry Fagin

Jean Day has published six books of poetry, the most recent of which is Enthusiasm: Odes & Otium (Adventures in Poetry, 2006). Her chapbook Daydream: The Eponym was published by Belladonna in 2008. The full-length Daydream, of which “… The Eponym” is the title poem, has yet to be published. Since completion of Daydream in 2008 she has been at work on Late Human, sections of which have appeared in Try!, Cambridge Literary Review, and Sal Mimeo. Her translations from the Russian of poets Nadezhda Kondakova and Ilya Kutik (with Elena Balashova and Lyn Hejinian, respectively), have been published in Third Wave: New Russian Poetry (University of Michigan, 1992), Crossing Centuries: The New Generation in Russian Poetry (Talisman House, 2000), and Big Bridge (, 2013). She lives in Berkeley, where she works as managing editor of Representations, an interdisciplinary humanities journal published by the University of California Press.

Larry Fagin gave his first New York reading at the Poetry Project in front of the fireplace in the Fall of 1967. Ted Berrigan heckled him from the 3rd row. He (Fagin) produced his magazine, Adventures in Poetry, on the Project mimeograph machine. He is the author of 14 books, the latest being Complete Fragments (Cuneiform, 2012). He teaches privately in Manhattan. More at: