Topic: Writers on Writing Reading Series

Chris Kraus’ recently published biography of Kathy Acker — “After Kathy Acker” — delves into the life of the 1970s feminist and iconic postmodern literary figure.

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Writer Chris Kraus reads from latest work

October 1, 2018 0 comments

Last Thursday, the McCormack Family Theatre was home to author Chris Kraus as she shared excerpts out of her latest book, “After Kathy Acker,” a biography about punk poet and sex-positive feminist writer Kathy Acker, who found fame in the 1970s before fading from the limelight.

Gregory Pardlo read poems from his Pulitzer Prize-winning book, “Digest,”  and answered questions on his writing process, identity and the multi-faceted nature of his poetry.

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Pardlo’s poetry ties together multi-faceted identities

October 16, 2017 0 comments

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Gregory Pardlo performed a reading of his work at the McCormack Family Theater on Thursday.

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Brussenbrugge reads excerpts from book, ‘Hello, the Roses’

September 25, 2017 0 comments

The McCormack Family Theater was silent Thursday morning with the exception of one voice.

Japanese poet Gozo Yoshimasu showcased his unconventional works through an improvisational performance. His collection of poetry, “Alice Iris Red Horse,” was edited by Forrest Gander, professor of literary arts.

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Gozo Yoshimasu performs personal, unique poetry

September 28, 2016 0 comments

Renowned Japanese poet Gozo Yoshimasu visited Brown Sept. 22 to perform a reading as part of the Writers on Writing Reading Series.