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Anne Boyer


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MLA Offsite Reading, Philadelphia, January 6, 2017

complete reading (6:07): MP3

Reading as part of the St. Bonaventure Visiting Poets Series, NY, October 10, 2013

  • introduction by Kaplan Harris (3:27): MP3
  • from Ma Vie En Bling 2 (forthcoming from Ahsahta Press in 2015) (20:45): MP3
  • The Stupid Love (2:15): MP3
  • what resembles the grave but isn't (1:57): MP3
  • reading her translation of poet Victor Valera Mora: The Office of Poet (1:06): MP3

Anne Boyer (26:03): MP3


Reading as part of the East Bay Poetry Summit, Oakland, CA, The Bay Area Public School: 2141, May 26, 2013

(recording courtesy of A Voice Box)

with Anna Vitale, Laura Henriksen, Sophie Sills and Frank Montesonti

  • The Revolt of the Peasant Girls (for Juliana Spahr) (8:54): MP3
  • Questions for Poets (1:15): MP3
  • what resembles the grave but isn't (2:18): MP3
  • from translations of Goethe's West-eastern Divan: What A Great Poet (1:19): MP3
  • from translations of Goethe's West-eastern Divan: Let's All Get Wasted (1:13): MP3

Anne Boyer (14:59): MP3


Reading as part of the Segue Series at the Zinc Bar, NY, January 12, 2013

with Macgregor Card

  • introduction by Josef Kaplan (4:20): MP3
  • from The 2000s: A history of the future in advance of itself (2009): "We were always fucking" (2:05): MP3
  • from The 2000s: "I was explaining the entire millennium in advance of itself" (1:45): MP3
  • from The 2000s: "We're going to blow up the tired palaces" (1:58): MP3
  • from The 2000s: "That a woman is a utility and a few guys are a war" (1:37): MP3
  • from The 2000s: "The creepy thing is how we came to nail an epic to our door" (1:39): MP3
  • from The 2000s: "Bodies are piled high!" (1:40): MP3
  • Questions for Poets (1:16): MP3
  • from The 2000s: Terminal Athens (2:06): MP3
  • A Form of Sabotage (3:10): MP3
  • All of a Sudden the City on Fire (2:51): MP3
  • Say History Has Ended, Say You Won (5:04): MP3
  • Which Year Comin' (1:00): MP3
  • Anne Boyer (26:16): MP3

    complete recording (30:37): MP3

    Read the full text version of The 2000s: A history of the future in advance of itself (2009) [via Scribd].


Reading for A Voice Box, David Buuck's House, March 12, 2012

with Wendy Trevino

  • Fable (3:42): MP3
  • from My Common Heart (2011): My Vital Demystified Art (2:12): MP3
  • from My Common Heart: All of a Sudden the City on Fire (3:24): MP3
  • My Time on Earth (8:17): MP3
  • Questions for Poets (0:38): MP3
  • Sonnet #NoDads (0:43): MP3
  • The Anti-foreclosure occupation of the serial rapist's loft (1:04): MP3
  • Say History Has Ended, Say You Won (4:55): MP3
  • from My Common Heart: How Revolution (2:42): MP3

Anne Boyer (27:36): MP3

Read the full PDF version of chapbook My Common Heart (Spooky Girlfriend Press, 2011).


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