On 14 September Jerome Rothenberg hosted at the Bowery Poetry Club a celebration for the 40th anniversary of Technicians of the Sacred, a seminal work which brought a global range of oral & tribal poetries into focus & launched ethnopoetics as a new approach to poetry & performance. Pierre Joris made a video of Charles Bernstein’s performance. [Taken from The Art of Poetry Bookstore]
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Amy King is the recipient of the 2015 Winner of the Women’s National Book Association (WNBA) Award. Her latest collection, The Missing Museum, is a winner of the 2015 Tarpaulin Sky Book Prize. She serves on the executive board of VIDA: Women in Literary Arts and is co-editing with Heidi Lynn Staples the anthology Big Energy Poets of the Anthropocene: When Ecopoets Think Climate Change. She also co-edited the anthology Bettering American Poetry 2015 and is a professor of creative writing at SUNY Nassau Community College.