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Anselm Berrigan

Segue Series Reading at the Zinc Bar, New York City, January 18, 2014

  • Complete Reading (30:48): MP3

Reading at Oh! Sandy: A Remembrance, Industry City, Brooklyn, New York, November 10, 2013, hosted by Phong Bui

  • Complete Reading (4:46): MP3

Reading for the Readings in Contemporary Poetry series at Dia Art Foundation, New York:Chelsea, September 22, 2011

with John Godfrey

  • complete reading (20:40): MP3

AWP Offsite Reading, sponsored by Bridge Street Books, Four Seasons Hotel, Washington DC, February 3, 2011

  • complete reading (12:14): MP3

Segue Series Reading at the Bowery Poetry Club, February 13, 2010

  • complete reading (33:17): MP3

Reading and Interview on Ceptuetics Radio, April 2, 2008

(39:56) MP3

Hosted by Kareem Estefan. Berrigan reads from Some Notes on My Programming (Edge, 2006) and Have A Good One, a 46-page poem composed of 97 short poems sharing that title. Estefan and Berrigan talk about Berrigan's writing's connection to loss, poetry as political forum, and the structure of his new serial poem.

Appearing on Cross Cultural Poetics, Episode #110, "Keys to the City," with host Leonard Schwartz, July 9, 2006

Complete Recording (30:24): MP3

Segue Reading at the Bowery Poetry Club, October 8, 2005

Complete reading (39:15): MP3

  1. Introduction (1:22)
  2. Free Cell (9:04)
  3. Jim Brody (1:48)
  4. For Lorenzo and My Father (1:08)
  5. Comodesty in Advance (2:04)
  6. 9 20 (0:19)
  7. Have a Good One (7:46)
  8. Out the Second Floor Window (by Ted Berrigan) (0:19)
  9. Visits from a Small Enigma (by Ted Berrigan) (0:51)
  10. Dreamland (by Ted Berrigan) (0:51)
  11. Back in the Old Place (by Ted Berrigan) (2:39)
  12. Old Moon (by Ted Berrigan) (1:00)
  13. Roundabout Oscar (by Ted Berrigan) (1:21)

Segue Reading at the Bowery Poetry Club, March 20, 2004

Complete reading (35:48): MP3

  1. Introduction (1:50)
  2. I Know It's an Instant Movie (1:07)
  3. Some Assembly Required (1:01)
  4. After Joe [Inaudible] (0:27)
  5. 3-23-00 (0:55)
  6. Some Notes on my Programming (5:50)
  7. Ode to the Paranoid (0:53)
  8. A Poem for Patriots (1:22)
  9. Everything Lasts a Certain Amount of Time; That's Very Odd (0:39)
  10. 9/21/03 (1:00)
  11. 10-19-03 (1:28)
  12. Do Service Changes Puzzle you? (0:43)
  13. Quiet Rectangles Sock the Room into Boredom (0:31)
  14. The Autobiography of Donald Rumsfeld (2:41)
  15. In the Circle (0:15)
  16. Huddle Presence (0:33)
  17. In the Paint (3:14)
  18. Stone Free (5:50)

Reading as part of the Line Reading Series, February 10, 2004

Pictures for Private Devotion (2003) - album from Narrow House Recordings

  1. Pictures for Private Devotion (3:00)
  2. My Babysitters (2:54)
  3. To a Broken Surface (0:30)
  4. The Position of the Planets on the Human Forehead (1:52)
  5. Token Enabler (2:50)
  6. 7/4/2000 (1:17)
  7. Recalled to Life (2:43)
  8. 8/1/97 (1:29)
  9. Universal Generic Themes and Meanings (1:19)
  10. My Poem (0:47)
  11. From Colorado Springs to Boise City (2:04)
  12. "I send you an envelope full of comets..." (0:30)
  13. Not All There (3:15)
  14. Security (1:25)
  15. Postcard to Brett Evans (3:58)
  16. Strangers in the Nest (1:51)
  17. No Knock Knows You're Awake (2:07)
  18. "Plastic white bag..." (0:59)
  19. Looking Through a Slant of Light (1:18)
  20. Anti-Preening Poem (0:40)
  21. In the Paint (3:39)
  22. A Poem for Patriots (1:30)
  23. In the Manufacturing Belt (2:05)
  24. The Page Torn Out (1:13)
  25. from Zero Star Hotel (13:34)

Reading as part of The Line Reading Series, March 13, 2001

Complete reading (29:15): MP3

Segue Reading at Double Happiness, January 6, 2001

Complete reading (26:02): MP3

Wednesdays at 4Plus, University at Buffalo, February 10, 1999

Complete Reading (26:22): MP3

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