Pierre Joris reading his long poem “Nimrod in Hell” (7’58″) as part of his April 6, 2006 set for the New Writing Series.
For another vocal take on the same text, recorded in June 2005 for Charles Bernstein’s radio show Close Listening, visit Joris’s PennSound page here (track 5). For an on-line version of the text, and some remarks about it and about Joris more generally, check out Jerome Rothenberg’s posting here.
A videoclip from Pierre Joris‘s reading in the New Writing Series on April 6, 2006.
While in Orono to read in the NWS in October 2008, Tom Raworth kindly agreed to commit his book-length poem Ace to audiocassette. We’re pleased to make the digitized soundfile of this fifteen minute reading available here with the author’s permission.
Tom Raworth's Ace
Poet Thomas Sayers Ellis reads “All Their Stanzas Look Alike” in the UMaine New Writing Series.
Another track from Thomas Sayers Ellis’s “studio” session in March 2008.
Spike Lee at Harvard (6’37″)
Thomas Sayers Ellis
Another “studio” track from Thomas Sayers Ellis’s visit to the New Writing Series in March 2008.
TS Ellis before his New Writing Series event
Thomas Sayers Ellis (NWS, spring 2008) reads his poem “Or” (1’38″).
Poet TS Ellis reading from his work
Tom Pickard opened his October 8, 2008 set for the New Writing Series with a poem still in manuscript paying homage to Robert Creeley.
Tom Pickard reading in the NWS
A track from Davis Schneiderman’s October 2, 2008, set for the New Writing Series.
Davis Schneiderman performing in the UMaine New Writing Series
A track from UK poet Tom Raworth‘s performance in the New Writing Series on October 16, 2008. That’s our recording engineer Rebecca Griffin in the front row.
Poet Tom Raworth reading at UMaine