Wednesday, February 6, 2008
Subtext: Hank Lazer + Leonard Schwartz
Presented by Subtext Reading Series. Hank Lazer has published 12 books of poetry, most recently The New Spirit (Singing Horse, 2005), Elegies & Vacations (Salt, 2004), and Days (Lavender Ink, 2002). His poetry was nominated for the 2005 Pulitzer Prize and the 2004 Forward Prize. With Charles Bernstein, he edits the Modern and Contemporary Poetics Series for the University of Alabama Press. Leonard Schwartz is the author of several collections of poetry, including Ear And Ethos (Talisman House, 2005), The Tower of Diverse Shores (Talisman House, 2003), Words Before The Articulate: New and Selected Poems (Talisman House), Gnostic Blessing (Goats and Compasses), Meditation (Cloud House), Objects of Thought, Attempts At Speech (Gnosis Press) and Exiles: Ends (Red Dust Press). He teaches at Evergreen State College, where he hosts Cross-Cultural Poetics on KAOS radio.