This audio was recorded at Dia:Chelsea on February 11, 2013 as part of Dia's Readings in Contemporary Poetry series.
Robert Fitterman is the author of 12 books of poetry. Born in 1959 in a small suburb of St. Louis, Missouri, called Creve Coeur, he has lived in New York City since 1981. He is the author of the long poem Metropolis, which has been published in four volumes. Other titles include Holocaust Museum (Veer Books, 2011); now we are friends (Truck Books, 2010); Rob the Plagiarist (Roof Books, 2009); and Notes on Conceptualisms, coauthored with Vanessa Place (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2009). He teaches writing and poetry at New York University and at the Bard College, Milton Avery School of Graduate Studies. Reviews of his work can be found on his website: https://homepages.nyu.edu/~rmf1/
Ron Silliman and Robert Fitterman read that evening.
To hear Kelly Kivland's reading of Vincent Katz's introduction to Robert Fitterman, please click here.