nayture is sumwere else: trans poetics, middle and old English variations
Join us for a poetry reading with Jos Charles, author of feeld and Miller Oberman, author of The Unstill Ones, followed by a discussion on the use of the language of medieval England in trans* poetics. Followed by a roundtable with Columbia Professors Patricia Dailey and Jack Halberstam.
- Free and open to the public
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About the Speakers:
Jos Charles is author of a Year & other poems (Milkweed Editions, 2022), feeld, a Pulitzer-finalist and winner of the 2017 National Poetry Series selected by Fady Joudah (Milkweed Editions, 2018), and Safe Space (Ahsahta Press, 2016). She currently teaches as a part of Randolph College’s low-residency MFA program. Charles has an MFA from the University of Arizona and is currently a PhD student at UC Irvine. She resides in Long Beach, CA.
Miller Oberman is the author of The Unstill Ones, poems and translations, published as part of the Princeton Series of Contemporary Poets, 2017. He has received a number of awards for his poetry, including a Ruth Lilly Fellowship, a 92Y Discovery Prize, and Poetry magazine’s John Frederick Nims Memorial Prize for Translation. Miller’s poems have appeared in The New Yorker, Poetry, London Review of Books, The Nation, Poem-a-Day, and Foglifter. Miller teaches writing at Eugene Lang College at The New School.