April 15 2004
Dactyl celebrates the release of A New Theory for American Poetry: Democracy, the Environment, and the Future of Imagination by Angus Fletcher.
Angus Fletcher’s previous contributions to the study of poetics have provided us with, among other valuable insights, a comprehensive account of allegory as a primary mode in literature and an intensive meditation on the shape of thinking in poetry. With his latest offering, he presents a formal description of American poetry as Continue reading “A New Theory for American Poetry: Democracy, the Environment, and the Future of Imagination”
March 13 2004
Genius of (Mis)Translation Series with David Hinton, a translator of ancient Chinese poetry, Cecilia Vicuña, a Chilean poet who performs multilingually, & John Thompson, who plays the guqin, a musical instrument of China’s ancient poets.
October 30th 2003, 7pm
Further poetry readings in The Genius of (Mis)Translation Series featuring Jen Hofer, Mónica Nepote, Cristina Rivera-Garza, and Laura Solórzano. Partial support for this series has been provided by the New York State Council on the Arts and the Mexican Consulate.
July 17th 2003
The Genius of (Mis)Translation Series of poetry readings featuring Joshua Beckman and Pierre Joris.
Support provided by NYSCA.
May 8, 2003 7PM
Friends and family are invited to Dactyl Foundation to remember Gerrit, read his work, and say a few words.
Program: Neil Grayson, John Ashbery, Susan Baran, Marc Cohen, David Lehman, Maggie Paley, Bill Sullivan, John Wells, Tom Breidenbach, Audrey Ushenko, and Ellen Banks. Continue reading “Memorial for Gerrit Henry”
December 7 – 21 2002
Front Hall Book Fair Limited editions, hand-made, Poetry and Literary Fiction.
Open reading Dec 6th 6-8pm.
September 12 2002
A poetry reading by John Ashbery and Gerrit Henry.
May 17 2002
Telling it Slant: Avant Garde Poetics of the 1990s, ed. Mark Wallace and Steven Marks. 26 essays on contemporary avant garde poetries. Book release & panel discussion with Charles Borkhuis,Lee Ann Brown, Jeff Derksen, Jeff Hansen, Bill Howe, Andrew Levy, Eileen Myles, Leonard Schwartz, Juliana Spahr, Brian Kim Stefans, Gary Sullivan, & Elizabeth Willis
May 14, 2002
Poetry reading with Meena Alexander celebrating the release of Illiterate Heart with introduction by Tricia Lin.
May 4-25 2002
An exhibition of hand-colored etchings and poetry by Archie Rand and John Yau (Meritage Press) Also celebrating the release of My Heart Is That Eternal Rose Tattoo (Black Sparrow),Borrowed Love Poems (Penguin) by John Yau, Simply Separate People by Lynn Crawford, edited by John Yau (Black Square), Me with Animal Towering by Albert Mobilio, edited by John Yau (Black Square); and Bayart by Pascalle Monnier, translated by Cole Swensen, edited by John Yau (Black Square).
Feb 22 2002
Discussion with poet-critics Michael Davidson and John Taggart.
December 15 – 21 2001
Poetry Book Fair and readings.
April 4 2001
Antioch Review 60th Anniversary Celebration.
December 6, 2000
A reception for Your Name Here and Other Traditions by John Ashbery.
November 28, 2000
A poetry reading of works by Carter Ratcliff and Kenneth Koch.
Nov 16 2000
A poetry reading of works by John Yau and Vincent Katz.
October 19 2000
The Dactyl Foundation for the Arts & Humanities presents
Gad Hollander’s the palaver transcription, poetry screening
an experimental video utilizing voices, text, images, and ambient sound
derived from the book, The Palaver, by Gad Hollander & Andrew Bick.
October 16 2000
Murmur journal, reception, volume ii includes works by Ashbery, Fletcher, Hollo, Ni Dhomhnaill, and Ramsdell.
August 12 2000
Reception and Sign-up 7:00 pm
Scheduled Poets 8:00 pm
Jill Bernstein, Desiree Gordon, and James Parker
A film short by “Cory” 8:45
Open Mic 9:00 pm
Refreshments will be served
March 16th 2000
St. Paddy’s Jam 2000, a poetry reading featuring Colum McCann, Tom Kelley and friends.
March 14th 2000
A reading from The Letters of Alphaville by Raphael Rubinstein.
February 10th 2000
A poetry reading of works by Mei-Mei Berssenbrugge and Krysia Jopek.
November 18th 1999
A reading of works by Bernadette Mayer and Dan Machlin.
October 28th 1999
A reading of works by Tom Breidenbach and Jonathan Goodman.
May 20th 1999
A reading of works by C.D Wright & Camille Guthrie.
February 25th 1999
A reading of poetry by Jackson Mac Low and Jena Osman with introductions by Stephen Mounkhall and Sharon Lattig. Continue reading “Jackson Mac Low and Jena Osman”
November 5th 1998
A reading of works by Raphael Rubinstein & Max Henry with introductions by Neil Grayson and Stephen Mounkhall.