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New Writing Series Winter 2012, continued.

Charles Bernstein, Friday, March 2, 2012, 4:30-6:00 p.m. at the UCSD Geisel Library, Seuss Room
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Charles Bernstein is author of Attack of the Difficult Poems: Essays & Inventions (University of Chicago Press, 2011), All the Whiskey in Heaven: Selected Poems (Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2010), Blind Witness: Three American Operas (Factory School, 2008); Girly Man (Chicago Press, 2006), and My Way: Speeches and Poems (Chicago, 1999). From 1978-1981 he co-edited, with Bruce Andrews. L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E magazine. In the 1990s, he co-founded and directed the Poetics Program at the State University of New York – Buffalo. He teaches at the University of Pennsylvania, where he is co-director of PennSound.

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Eileen Myles, Monday, March 12, 2012, 7:00 p.m. at the Visual Arts Facility: Performance Space

Eileen Myles will give a reading of recent work at 7:00pm, and at 8:00pm, she will give a writing craft talk…

These events are free and open to the public. Interested students are welcome and encouraged to attend both or either event

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EILEEN MYLES was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts and moved to New York City in 1974 to be a poet. Snowflake/different streets, a double book of poems and her twelfth poetry collection is  out now from Wave Books. Eileen’s Inferno: a poet's novel, her third collection of fiction, was published in 2010 and The Importance of Being Iceland: Travel Essays in Art (2009) received a Warhol/Creative Capital art writing grant in 2007. In 2010 Eileen received the Shelley Prize for her poetry. She writes about books, and art and culture for a wide variety of publications including Art Forum, Book Forum, and Parkett and she blogs on Art in America and Harriet’s sites. She’s teaching in Columbia’s graduate program this spring. Eileen's a Professor Emeritus in UCSD’s writing program. Please visit her at eileenmyles.com.

Lydia Davis, Wednesday, March 14, 2012, 4:30-6:00 p.m. at the Visual Arts Facility: Performance Space
ldavis Lydia Davis is the author of six books of fiction, including the story collections Almost No Memory, Varieties of Disturbance, and Collected Stories, and a novel, The End of the Story; she has also published a number of chapbooks and a large body of French translations, most notably Proust's Swann's Way and, just this year, Flaubert's Madame Bovary. She is a Macarthur Fellow, has won a Whiting Award, and was nominated for the National Book Award and Pen/Hemingway Award. She teaches writing at SUNY Albany, where she is also Writer-In-Residence.

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