Jerome Rothenberg & Heriberto Yepez

Jerome Rothenberg has published over eighty books of poetry and twelve assemblages of traditional and avant-garde poetry such as Technicians of the Sacred and, with Pierre Joris and Jeffrey Robinson, Poems for the Millennium, volumes 1-3.  Recent books of poems include Triptych, Gematria Complete, Concealments & Caprichos, and Retrievals: Uncollected & New Poems 1955-2010.  He is now working on a global anthology of “outsider and subterranean poetry,” and new books for 2013 include A Cruel Nirvana for SplitLevel Texts and, with Heriberto Yépez, Eye of Witness: A Jerome Rothenberg Reader for Black Widow Press, from which he will be reading. Heriberto Yepez has published two dozen books of prose and poetry in Spanish. He is also a translator from English. He is currently co-editing and translating Ulises Carrion’s work into Spanish. He is the author of Wars. Threesomes. Drafts. & Mothers. His most recent book is The empire of neomemory, published by Chain Links, 2013. He is the co-editor of Eye of Witness. A Jerome Rothenberg Reader. He lives between Tijuana and the Bay Area.