There are few contemporary poets who have influenced the reading, writing and teaching of poetry as deeply as Bernadette Mayer. “Song for Bernadette” is a benefit for her. All proceeds will be donated to “The Friends of Bernadette Mayer Fund” and will help her keep warm and focused on writing throughout the winter. With Douglas Dunn, Yoshiko Chuma, Sally Silvers, Anne Waldman, Arthur’s Landing, Ernie Brooks, Aziza and the Cure, Bill Berkson, Daniel Carter, Elodie Lauten, Nirosta Steel, Brenda Coultas, Stacy Szymaszek, Lee Ann Brown, Nada Gordon, Steven Taylor and more TBA. With DJ David Marine (Buddhist Army) and a video, a turn in air: an impossibility, by: Tooth, Sophia Wang, Jon Demiglio, and Bernadette Mayer. Guest curated by Steven Hall. Co-sponsored with The Committee on Poetry and Danspace.
$10-$20 suggested donation.