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.
Featuring 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, Nada Gordon, Brenda Coultas, Stacy Szymaszek, Lee Ann Brown, 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 and more TBA. Guest curated by Steven Hall.
Bernadette Mayer outside St.
(C) 2011 Lawrence Schwartzwald
If you want to help but can’t attend the event, you can send a check to:
Committee on Poetry
P.O. Box 582
Stuyvesant Station, New York, NY 10009-0582
All donations are tax-deductible. Checks should be written out to Committee on Poetry, with Friends of Bernadette Mayer Fund written on the memo.