This audio was recorded at Dia:Chelsea on May 24, 2012 as part of Dia's Readings in Contemporary Poetry
Elaine Equi was born in Oak Park, Illinois, in 1953. She is the author of many collections of poetry including Voice-Over
(Coffee House Press, 1998), which won the San Francisco State Poetry Award; Ripple Effect: New & Selected Poems
(Coffee House Press, 2007), which was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Award and on the short list for the Griffin Poetry Prize; and most recently, Click and Clone
(Coffee House Press, 2011). Widely published and anthologized, Equi’s work has appeared in the Nation, Poetry, the New Yorker,
and several editions of The Best American Poetry
. Equi lives in New York City, where she teaches creative writing at New York University and in the MFA programs at the New School and City College of New York.
Jerome Sala and Elaine Equi
read that evening.
To hear Vincent Katz's introduction to Elaine Equi, please click here