Monday, 9th June, 18:00 F02, Firth Court, Western Bank
Free Entry. All are Welcome
Readings by Zoe Skoulding and Lisa Robertson followed by a Conversation with Lisa Robertson
Lisa Robertson is a Canadian poet now living in France.With Matthew Stadler she edited and annotated Revolution: A Reader, a 1200 page guide to how to live in the present. Her books include Debbie: An Epic and The Weather, both co-published in the UK by Reality Street Editions, a collection of essays Nilling (Bookthug, 2012), Occasional Work and Seven Walks from the Office for Soft Architecture (Coach House, 2004), Magenta Soul Whip (Coach House, 2009) and RE28099s Boat (University of California Press, 2010). Cinema of the Present is forthcoming from Coach House, and Enitharmon is to publish a new edition of The Men (Bookthug, 2006). She was the Bain Swigget visiting Lecturer in Poetry at Princeton University, and teaches in the MFA programme at Piet Zwart Institute in Rotterdam.
ZoeSkoulding is a poet, translator, editor and critic. She has published four collections of poetry, most recently The Museum of Disappearing Sounds (Seren, 2013) and Remains of a Future City (Seren, 2008), poems from which have been widely translated. She has performed her work at many international festivals, often incorporating electronic sound in her readings as well as collaborating with musicians. She is Senior Lecturer in the School of English at Bangor University.