Experiments & Disorders at Dixon Place heads back to where it all

began -the heart of the restaurant supply district-for a spectacular May reading.

Marianne Shaneen + Keith Waldrop + Rosmarie Waldrop


Monday, May 3

Experiments & Disorders

@ Dixon Place

258 Bowery

(between Houston and Prince)

7:00pm: $5

Marianne Shaneen is a writer and filmmaker living in

Brooklyn. She is currently finishing a long prose

work, “The Peekaboo Theory,” excerpts of which can be

found in Snare, the Beehive Hypertext Literary Journal

online, and Faux/e Press. She has poems forthcoming in

VANITAS and an essay on the architectural poetics of

Arakawa and Gins forthcoming in INTERFACES. Her blog

can be found at http://www.froth.blogspot.com. She is

co-curator at NYC’s Robert Beck Memorial Cinema.

Keith Waldrop’s recent books include The House Seen

from Nowhere (Litmus Press), Haunt (Instance Press),

the trilogy: The Locality Principle, The Silhouette of

the Bridge (America Award, 1997) and Semiramis, If I

Remember (Avec Books), Well Well Reality (with

Rosmarie Waldrop, Post-Apollo Press), and the novel,

Light while There Is Light. (Sun & Moon). He has

translated, among others, Anne-Marie Albiach, Claude

Royet-Journoud, Paol Keineg, Dominique Fourcade,

Pascal Quignard, and Jean Grosjean.  He teaches at

Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, and is

co-editor of Burning Deck Press.

Rosmarie Waldrop’s most recent books of poetry are

Blindsight (New Directions) and Love, Like Pronouns

(Omnidawn). Her memoir, Lavish Absence: Recalling and

Rereading Edmond Jabès was published by Wesleyan

University Press. Northwestern has reprinted her two

novels, The Hanky of Pippin‚s Daughter and A Form/of

Taking/It All in one paperback (2001). She has also

translated Edmond Jabès, Jacques Roubaud, Emmanuel

Hocquard, and, from the German, Friederike Mayröcker,

Elke Erb, Oskar Pastior, Gerhard Rühm. She lives in

Providence, RI, where she co-edits Burning Deck books

with Keith Waldrop.

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