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Poetry Reading: Charles Bernstein

UPDATE: Listen to a netcast of the reading here: Charles Bernstein Reading at Beinecke Library

Please join us for a poetry reading by Charles Bernstein on Tuesday, October 16, 4 pm. This event is free and open to the public. The Beinecke Library is located at 121 Wall Street, New Haven.
Charles Bernstein is the author of some 20 collections of poetry including Girly Man, With Strings, Republics of Reality: 1975-1995, Dark City , Rough Trades, The Nude Formalism, and Stigma. He is the author of volumes of prose and criticism including My Way: Speeches and Poems, A Poetics, and Content’s Dream: Essays 1975-1984. Charles Bernstein was the co-founder the influential journal L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E and the co-editor of the anthology The L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E Book. He has written librettos for several operas and has worked with composers such as Ben Yarmolinsky, Brian Ferneyhough, and Dean Drummond. He has been awarded fellowships from the New York Foundation for the Arts, the Guggenheim Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts. He is Professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania.
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The exhibition gallery is closed while the library's building is under renovation.

Temporary Reading Room Hours 
Monday - Friday: 9 am to 4:45 pm

The temporary reading room is located in Yale's Sterling Memorial Library, across Wall Street from the Beinecke.

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