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POLYply reading: Peter Gizzi and Drew Milne

This is the first in a new reading series initiated by the RH Poetics Research Group. All welcome. Free entry and wine.

7pm, Tuesday 18 May
16 Acton Street, Kings Cross. London. WC1X 9NG.
Peter Gizzi is author of The Outernationale (Wesleyan, 2007), Some
Values of Landscape and Weather (Wesleyan, 2003), Artificial Heart
(Burning Deck, 1998), and Periplum (Avec Books, 1992; republished by
Salt, 2004). His editing projects have included o•blék: a journal of
language arts (1987-1993), The Exact Change Yearbook (Exact Change/
Carcanet, 1995), The House That Jack Built: The Collected Lectures of
Jack Spicer (Wesleyan, 1998), and My Vocabulary Did This to Me: The
Collected Poetry of Jack Spicer (Wesleyan, 2008). He is the poetry
editor for The Nation.

Drew Milne’s books of poetry include Go Figure (2003); Mars Disarmed
(2002); The Damage: new and selected poems (2001); Bench Marks (1998); and
Sheet Mettle (1994). He edits the occasional imprint Parataxis Editions, and has also
edited Modern Critical Thought (2003);
and, with Terry Eagleton, Marxist Literary Theory: A Reader (1996).
He is the Judith E Wilson Lecturer in Drama and Poetry, Faculty of English,
University of Cambridge.

POLYply / Royal Holloway Research Group / MA Poetic Practice /
Centre for Creative Collaboration, University of London.


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Ten Books That Screwed Up the World

An Australian website has an article about ten books that have (allegedly) screwed the world up.  How many have you read?  (Supplementary question: what torsion of screwing-up did the reading effect upon you?) [AR]

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