This audio was recorded at Dia:Chelsea on May 13, 2013 as part of Dia's Readings in Contemporary Poetry series.
John Yau is a poet, fiction writer, critic, and editor, as well as publisher of Black Square Editions, a press devoted to poetry, fiction, and translation. He recently published a book of poetry, Further Adventures in Monochrome (Copper Canyon Press, 2012) and a chapbook, Egyptian Sonnets (Rain Taxi, 2012). He has received numerous grants and fellowships including one from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation (2006), and the National Endowment for the Arts (1976). He teaches at Rutgers University, Mason Gross School of the Arts and lives and in New York City. John Yau and Arlo Quint read that evening.
To hear Vincent Katz's introduction to John Yau, please click here.