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Sarah Arvio and Michael Gottlieb


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Readings in Contemporary Poetry

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13/11/2018 18:30 13/11/2018 23:45 Europe/London Sarah Arvio and Michael Gottlieb Event DetailsTuesday, November 13, 2018, 6:30 pmDia:Chelsea535 West 22nd Street, 5th FloorNew York City  Free for Dia members; $10 general admission; $6 admission for students and seniors Advance ticket purchases recommended. Tickets are also available for purchase at the door, subject to availability.  Sarah Arvio’s recent book of new translations from the works of Federico García Lorca, Poet in Spain (Alfred A. Knopf, 2017), has been widely praised. Her earlier books are night thoughts: 70 dream poems & notes from an analysis (Alfred A. Knopf, 2013), which is a hybrid of poetry, essay, and memoir, Sono: Cantos (Alfred A. Knopf, 2006), and Visits from the Seventh (Alfred A. Knopf, 2002). She is the recipient of a Rome Prize of the American Academy of Arts and Letters and John Simon Guggenheim Foundation and Bogliasco Foundation fellowships, among other honors. Arvio also worked for many years as a translator for the United Nations in New York and Switzerland. Federico García Lorcafrom Poet in Spain Gacela VIIOf the Memory of Love Don’t take my memory of youleave it in my heart trembling white cherry tree January’s martyr A wall of bad dreams divides me from the dead I’m as pained as a fresh lily before a plaster heart All night in the orchard my eyes are like two dogs All night eating the poison quinces Sometimes the wind is a tulip of fear a sick tulipin the winter dawn A wall of bad dreams divides me from the dead Silent grass covers your body’s gray valley On the arch where we meet hemlock is growing Leave me my memory of you leave it in my heart Michael Gottlieb is a poet and the author of nineteen books. He was born in New York City and graduated from Bennington College in Vermont where he studied writing and painting. In addition to numerous collections of poetry, his published work also includes memoirs and essays. His most recent titles are What We Do: Essays for Poets (Chax Press, 2016), I Had Every Intention (Faux Editions, 2014), and Dear All (Roof Books, 2013). A first-generation member of the Language School, he helped edit one of its foundational magazines: Roof. His work appears in numerous anthologies including Against Expression: An Anthology of Conceptual Writing (Northwestern University Press, 2011), edited by Craig Dworkin and Kenneth Goldsmith, and an upcoming pre-Flarf anthology, edited by Drew Gardner. From MOSTLY CLEARING 11.  what settled on top of the conversation an epochal event what you assumed at firstwas idle flatteryjimmiesscattered acrossan untroubled surfacebeneath whichdrowsily stirredsome soon to be rousedhopes it was a name-dayit was a famous conversionit was the sort of assortmentyou once could only dream ofit was like that special personshowed up for your readingas if it had only been a few weekssince you last crossed paths and he was as aliveas you or me       Dia:Chelsea FALSE DD/MM/YYYY Sarah Arvio and Michael Gottlieb