This audio was recorded at Dia:Chelsea on February 11, 2013 as part of Dia's Readings in Contemporary Poetry series.
Ron Silliman was born in Pasco, Washington, in 1946. He has written and edited over 30 books, including, most recently, Wharf Hypothesis (Lines Press, 2011). His poetry and criticism have been translated into 12 languages. He was a Kelly Writers House Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania in 2012, and the recipient of the Levinson Prize from the Poetry Foundation in 2010. He has taught at the Graduate Writing Program at San Francisco State University, the University of California at San Diego, New College of California, Naropa University, and Brown University. Silliman’s Blog reached its tenth anniversary at the end of August and has had over three and a half million visitors during that time. He currently lives in Chester County, Pennsylvania. Ron Silliman and Robert Fitterman read that evening.
To hear Manuel Cirauqui's reading of Vincent Katz's introduction to Ron Silliman, please click here.