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Martha Ronk + Paul Vangelisti

September 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Martha Ronk has published 11 books of poetry, most recently the photography-focused Ocular Proof (Omnidawn, 2016), Transfer of Qualitiesprose poems (named to long list for the National Book Award) and National Poetry Series selection Vertigo, indebted to W.G. Sebald. Her most recent chapbook, Familiar/Unfamiliar (Magra Books, 2017), addresses Los Angeles. Recent poems appear in Volt, Lana Turner and Conjunctions. She lives in Los Angeles.

Paul Vangelisti has published more than 30 books of poetry and is a noted translator from Italian. In 2015 he edited Amiri Baraka’s S.O.S.: Poems 1961 – 2013, for Atlantic-Grove, and in the same year his book of sonnets, Solitude, appeared in a bilingual edition in Italy. In 2016 a new collection of poems, Border Music, was published by Talisman House. His translation of Adriano Spatola’s The Position of Things: Collected Poems, 1961 – 1992, received the Academy of American Poets translation prize in 2010. Vangelisti lives and works in Los Angeles.

Details

Date:
September 14
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Website:
http://creativestate.sfsu.edu/events/2017-09-15-020000/817116

Organizer

SFSU The Poetry Center
Phone:
415-338-2227

Venue

The Poetry Center, San Francisco State University
1600 Holloway Ave
San Francisco , CA 94132 United States
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Phone:
415-338-2227
Website:
http://poetry.sfsu.edu