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wordSpoke Poetry Festival

Tuesday, April 10, 2012 | Permalink

Jewish Book Council is thrilled to be a media sponsor for the wordSpoke Poetry Festival at the Sixth Street Community Synagogue in NYC. The festival is curated by Jake Marmer and Steve Dalachinsky and brings together some of the greatest Jewish poets, thinkers, and characters. The events will be held on the following dates: April 18th, April 19th, April 29th, and May 6th. Information on each event can be found below:

Wednesday, Apr 18 at 07:30 PM - Downtown Perspectives: Steve Dalachinsky & Friends

Featuring: Hersch Silverman, Bonny Finberg, Ivan Klein, Danny Shot, Eliot Katz, Tsaurah Litzky, Jake Marmer, and Steve Dalachinsky. 

Cover: $5


Thursday, Apr 19 at 08:30 PM - Radical Poetics: Stephen Paul Miller, Adeena Karasick, and Bob Perelman

Milestone publication of the "Radical Poetics & Secular Jewish Culture" - a collection of poetry & criticism - opened a great deal of dialogues, readings, and possibilities for contemporary exploration of Jewish identity. Publication's editor Stephen Paul Miller as well as contributors Adeena Karasick and Bob Pereleman will convene for a poetry reading and conversation.

Cover: $5


Sunday, Apr 29 at 11:00 AM - Reading & Writing New Jewish Poetry Workshop led by Adeena Karasick & Jake Marmer 

This summer, KlezKanada festival will be piloting the world's first Jewish poetry retreat, co-hosted by Adeena Karasick and Jake Marmer. Join them for the preview of the upcoming attractions, a sample workshop session.

Cover: $5


Sunday, May 6 at 07:00 PM - Radical Poetics: Charles Bernstein, Hank Lazer, and Erica Kaufman

Milestone publication of the "Radical Poetics & Secular Jewish Culture" - a collection of poetry & criticism - opened a great deal of dialogues, readings, and possibilities for contemporary exploration of Jewish identity. Publication's contributors Charles Bernstein and Hank Lazer (on a rare visit from Tuscaloosa, Ala.!) will be joined by Erica Kaufman for a poetry reading and conversation.

Cover: $5

For more information on each event, please click here