Archive for November, 2009

Coolidge’s introduction to the reading. And this is Section 3, my favorite, because he writes “Someone holds that only the writing will be taken as truth, but I not only can’t imagine that being true, I can’t even imagine the truth being imagined.”


From PENNsound’s singles collection: Lorine Niedecker reading in 1970. This originally turned up years ago on Factory School’s audio archive. Speaking of which, Factory School’s audio archive was something I listened to a lot years and years ago. I glanced at their site and it looks like the audio’s down or maybe migrated to PENNsound. […]


Cecilia Vicuna reads “Water” on the Linebreak audio program in 1995. I recently started re-listening to a bunch of the older Linebreak interview/readings hosted by Charles Bernstein. When I lived in Indiana in the late 90’s and still had a dial-up connection, I would listen to these and it opened up a whole constellation of […]


Apparently someone searched for “Brad Flis MP3” earlier. It made me remember that I had this great reading by Brad in my iTunes. Hear Brad Flis reading in Amherst in 2005.


Ronald Johnson reads at Stanford University, November 19, 1989 (via Pennsound). I especially loved hearing his comments between poems and hearing him laugh to himself. It’s also great to hear the exchanges between Johnson and the small (?) audience. This is a website devoted to Johnson w/ some great info, (forthcoming) files, interviews, etc. Two […]


Claude Royet-Journoud reads in French and Keith Waldrop reads English translations in 1984 at the Ear Inn NYC.


University of Denver’s Word + Image archive. Some recordings of recent readings and guest lectures available on the site: Robin Blaser Alice Notley Eileen Myles Rae Armantrout In the near future, recordings of Renee Gladman, Tomaz Salamun, and many others will be available.