mercredi 28 novembre 2018

MARDI 04 DECEMBRE 2018 >> Virginie Poitrasson, Jeff Hilson & Youssef Alaoui liront pour nous au Delaville Café

IVY WRITERS PARIS vous invite à une soirée de poésie contemporaine avec les auteurs :


MARDI 4 DECEMBRE 2018 à 19h30
34 bvd bonne nouvelle 75010 Paris
M°ligne 8 Bonne Nouvelle

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Virginie Poitrasson, née en 1975, est poète, performeuse et traductrice. Elle est l’auteure entre autres de Le pas-comme-si des choses, Il faut toujours garder en tête une formule magique, Demi-valeurs aux éditions de l’Attente. Elle a traduit notamment Ben Lerner, Michaël Palmer, Lyn Hejinian, Cole Swensen, Mei Mei Berssenbrugge, Marylin Hacker, Charles Bernstein, Jennifer K. Dick, Michelle Noteboom, Shanxing Wang, Rodrigo Toscano et Laura Elrick. Elle anime régulièrement des ateliers d’écriture auprès de publics divers.

Jeff Hilson is the author of four books of poetry: stretchers (Reality Street, 2006), Bird bird (Landfill, 2009), In The Assarts (Veer, 2010) and Latanoprost Variations (Boiler House Press, 2017). A fifth book, Organ Music, is due out from Crater Press in 2019. He also edited The Reality Street Book of Sonnets (Reality Street, 2008) which US poet Ron Silliman called “easily the finest collection of contemporary sonnets ever put together.” He runs Xing the Line poetry reading series in London, and is Reader in Creative Writing at the University of Roehampton.

Youssef Alaoui-Fdili, author of four books, is an Arab-Latino, born in California. His mother is Colombiana. His father was Moroccan. The Alaoui-Fdilis are originally from Fez. His brothers and aunts and uncles and cousins are today mostly in Casablanca and Rabat. His family and heritage are an endless source of inspiration for his varied, dark, spiritual and carnal writings. He has an MFA in Poetics from New College of California. There, he studied Classical Arabic, Spanish Baroque and Contemporary Moroccan poetry. He is also well versed in the most dour and macabre literature of the 19th Century. His poems have appeared in Exquisite Corpse, 580 Split, Cherry Bleeds, Carcinogenic Poetry, Red Fez, Big Bridge, Dusie Press, and he has been nominated for a Pushcart for the work that appeared in Full of Crow. Youssef is an original creator of the East Bay literary arts festival “Beast Crawl.” In 2012 he created Paper Press Books & Associates Publishing Company. This press offers several important books of poetry and one poetry and art compendium. Youssef also serves as an Associate Editor for Big Bridge Press. Copies of his latest book, Critics of Mystery Marvel,(2 Leaf Press) a collection of magical persona poems, will be available at the reading. for more, including a list of his previous books.