vendredi 9 mai 2014

BARBARA TOMASH, ROB HALPERN ET JODY POU le 27 mai 2014 à 19h30 au Delaville!

IVY est RAVI de vous inviter à une lecture BILINGUE 
le 27 mai 2014 à 19h30 
au café DELAVILLE, 34 blvd Bonne Nouvelle, avec les poètes:
A cette soirée, nous aurons le plaisir de fêter le lancement du nouveau recueil multilingue de Jody Pou: "I thought j'irais en bloom" de la maison d'édition Bleu du Ciel et we will also
have the pleasure of celebrating the publication of Barbara Tomash's new book Arboreal in the presence of her publisher, Ed Smallfield of Apogee Press, and of hearing Rob Halpern’s collaborative work with French musician Christian Passera. Lastly, to accompany the poetry soirée, we will have the great honor of getting to hear visiting musician Ed Masuga who is an American singer-songwriter from Berkeley, California. Check out Ed's work, for example, at:


(A l’étage dans le salon merguery)

34 Boulevard Bonne Nouvelle

75010 Paris, M° Bonne Nouvelle

entrée libre


BARBARA TOMASH: is the author of three books of
poetry: Arboreal (Apogee Press 2014), The Secret of White (Spuyten Duyvil, 2009), and Flying in Water, which won the 2005 Winnow First Poetry Award. Her poems have appeared in Colorado Review, New American Writing, Verse, VOLT, Witness, and many other journals. She lives in Berkeley, California, and teaches creative  writing at San Francisco State University.
JODY POU: Après avoir effectué des études de littérature aux États-Unis, Jody Pou vient en France suivre des cours de chant. Titulaire du premier prix de chant lyrique du Conservatoire de Paris, elle remporte plusieurs prix internationaux en chant baroque, avant d’amorcer une carrière tournée vers le répertoire contemporain. Elle est l'auteur de Will (Les Petits Matins, Paris, 2009) et de I thought j'irais en bloom (Le bleu du ciel, Bordeaux, 2014.) // ENGLISH: Jody Pou has lived between the US and France for many years. After receiving a first prize in singing from the Paris conservatory where, she studied Lyric and Baroque music, she began a career as a soprano soloist. She has won prizes in international competitions and sung with many ensembles throughout Europe and the US. She is the author
of Will (Les Petits Matins, Paris, 2009) and I thought j'irais en bloom (Le bleu du ciel, Bordeaux, 2014), both of which are written in English and French, mixed. See Jody reading with Tracie Morris for Double change online at:

ROB HALPERN: is the author of Rumored Place (Krupskaya 2004), Disaster Suites (Palm Press 2009), and most recently, Music for Porn (Nightboat Books 2011). Ugly Duckling Presse will publish Common Place later this year, concluding an imagined tetralogy. Together with Taylor Brady, he also co-authored the book length poem Snow Sensitive Skin (Displaced Press 2011). Rob’s translations of Georges Perec’s early essays on aesthetics and politics can be found in various journals, including Review of Contemporary Fiction, and will appear as a collection in 2016 (Nightboat Books). He lives in San Francisco and Ypsilanti, Michigan, where he teaches at Eastern Michigan University and Huron Valley Women’s Correctional Facility. Examples from recent poems, essays, and translations can be found here:

Ed Masuga is an American singer-songwriter from Berkeley, California. His music is characterized by acoustic guitar fingerpicking and a strong, mellifluous vocal style. Best known for his intricate guitar work, Masuga accompanies himself on piano, banjo, ukulele, mandolin, and harmonica. He has released three independent albums: "Ed Masuga" (2006), "Lonely Dog" (2008), and "Let Me Tune My Heartstrings" (2010). Check out one of his Youtube videos here: