Writers Read at Concordia is pleased to present American poet, editor, translator and human rights advocate Carolyn Forché for a public reading on Friday, March 14, 2014 at 7PM in room 767 of the Henry F. Hall Building (H-767) at Concordia University (1455 De Maisonneuve W. Blvd.). Renowned as a “poet of witness,” Carolyn Forché … Continue reading TONIGHT AT 7PM: CAROLYN FORCHE | FREE PUBLIC READING
Listen to Carolyn Forché read her chilling poem "The Ghost of Heaven" by clicking the image below. Forché will be visiting us on FRIDAY at 7pm at Concordia University's Hall Building (H-767). See you soon!
In case you'd like a taste of what you're in for one week from now, here's a poem by Carolyn Forché from her book The Country Between Us, available online thanks to the Poetry Foundation. Forché will be visiting us at Concordia on Friday, March 14th at 7Pm (Hall Building, H-767). (Click on poem to see … Continue reading “Reunion” by Carolyn Forché
Here is an article by Sara DuBreuil who speaks to Carolyn Forché about her poetic practice and the experience of looking at humanitarian issues "through the eyes of poets." We, at Writers Read, are very much looking forward to Forché's visit Friday, March 14th at 7PM (Concordia' Hall Building, H-767). See you there!
Here's a taste of what you will get to experience at Carolyn Forché's upcoming free public reading on Friday, March 14th at Concordia University (Hall Building H-767) at 7PM. We're lucky to have her visit us. Don't miss out!
Check out this fascinating article in The New Yorker by Robyn Creswell about Carolyn Forché's ongoing project of "reinventing the political lyric." Forché will be a featured at Writers Read Concordia March 14th. Join us for a free public reading at 7PM in the Hall Building H-767.
"When we read the poem as witness, we are marked by it and become ourselves witnesses to what it has made present before us. Language incises the page, wounding it with testimonial presence, and the reader is marked by encounter with that presence. Witness begets witness. The text we read becomes a living archive." -- … Continue reading To Hell and Back, With Poetry
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5jIiRvFRj18 Listen to Carolyn Forché read her powerful poem dedicated to Terrence Des Pres. Forché will be visiting Concordia University with Writers Read on March 14th. Don't miss out!