This special event is to honor seminal West Coast poet Jack Spicer (1925-1965). My Vocabulary Did This to Me (edited by Peter Gizzi and Kevin Killian) is a landmark publication of this essential poet’s life work, and includes poems that have become increasingly hard to find.
6:30pm: Panel in the Parish Hall with Dodie Bellamy, Samuel R. Delany, Kevin Killian, Jennifer Moxley & George Stanley. Moderated by Kevin Killian.
8:00pm: Reading in the Sanctuary with Dodie Bellamy, Anselm Berrigan, Julian T. Brolaski, CAConrad, Samuel R. Delany, Peter Gizzi, Kevin Killian, Basil King, Douglas A. Martin, Deborah Remington, Harris Schiff, Rod Smith, George Stanley, Lewis Warsh & Karen Weiser.
Co-presented with Poets House.