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KNOW Readings presents Pierre Joris
July 13, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
KNOW Reading Series presents one poet for one hour!
This month we are proud to present Pierre Joris
Reception from 1:30 to 2pm. Reading begins at 2.
Pierre Joris has moved between Europe, the US & North Africa for over half a century now, publishing more than 50 books of poetry, essays, translations & anthologies — most recently: Arabia (not so) Deserta (Essays; Spuyten Duyvil Press, 2019) Adonis & Pierre Joris, Conversations in the Pyrenees (CMP 2018); a translation of Egyptian poet Safaa Fathy’s Revolution Goes Through Walls (SplitLevel, 2018), The Book of U /Le livre des cormorans (poems; with Nicole Peyrafitte, 2017); The Agony of I.B. (a play 2016); An American Suite (early poems; inpatient press 2016); Barzakh: Poems 2000-2012 (Black Widow Press 2014); Breathturn into Timestead: The Collected Later Poetry of Paul Celan (FSG 2014). Forthcoming are the two final volumes of his Paul Celan translations, Microliths (Posthumous prose) from CMP (2019) & The Collected Earlier Poetry (FSG 2020) & a Pierre Joris Reader (BWP, 2020). When not on the road, he lives in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, with his wife, multimedia praticienne Nicole Peyrafitte.