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Abigail Child

Photo © 2008 Abigail Child

Close Listening: Readings and conversations at WPS1.Org Clocktower Studio, New York, May 30, 2007

  • Part One (Complete Reading) (27:07): MP3
  • Part Two (A conversation with Charles Bernstein) (28:52): MP3

Singles

  1. Subject Motion, part 1, from From Solids (Roof Books) (3:02): MP3
  2. From Solids, excerpts (2:17): MP3
  3. Lust, from A Motive for Mayhem (Potes and Poets)  (5:03): MP3
  4. Turn of Events (6:19): MP3
  5. Litmus, from Post Industrials (Primary Writing 10/98) (3:32): MP3
  6. Perennials (4:10): MP3
  • Close Listening produced by Charles Bernstein for WPS1
  • © 2007 Abigail Child and Charles Bernstein
  • Studio Engineer: Lucy Simanjuntakl

Selected Films 1986-2006

PennSound is pleased to present four of filmmaker-poet Abigail Child's films, including one new film from 2006 and three films from her award-winning series Is This What You Were Born For? Please follow the link to Child's PennSound film page for streaming flash versions of these films. Visit Child's website for more information on rentals and purchases.


Segue Series reading at The Ear Inn, New York, June 15, 1985

Complete Reading (27:40): MP3

Segue Series reading at The Ear Inn, New York, October 12, 1988

Complete Reading (19:45): MP3

Segue Series reading at The Ear Inn, New York, April 6, 1991

  • complete recording (19:04): MP3

Segue Series reading at The Ear Inn, New York, February 22, 1992

Complete Reading (34:47): MP3

Segue Series reading at The Ear Inn, New York, May 20, 1995

  • complete recording (29:37): MP3

PhillyTalks, Episode Sixteen, April 13, 2000

  • Lust (4:32): MP3
  • Intoxication (10:35): MP3
  • Perennials (3:32): MP3
  • Will It Hurt To Be a Drone? Live Feed Two (7:49): MP3

The text of this program is available as PDF here.

Segue Series reading at the Bowery Poetry Club, New York, March 20, 2004

Complete Reading MP3

Segue Series reading at the Bowery Poetry Club, New York, October 22, 2005

Complete Reading MP3

Segue Series reading at the Bowery Poetry Club, March 1, 2008 (36:33)

Complete Reading MP3

Segue Series Reading at the Bowery Poetry Club, February 19, 2011

  • Complete Reading (27:44): MP3

Abigail Child on PennSound Daily

These sound recordings are being made available for noncommercial and educational use only. © 2007 Abigail Child. Used with permission of Abigail Child. Distributed by PennSound.