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Nada Gordon

Recording for Dia's Readings in Contemporary Poetry, March 31, 2014

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

  • complete reading (19:24): MP3

Reading at the Kelly Writers House, March 26, 2013

  1. Introduction by Ron Silliman (6:28) MP3
  2. Nada's Remarks (1:36) MP3
  3. I'm Truly Searing Dear (0:58) MP3
  4. Why Don't You Love Me Blankess (1:04) MP3
  5. A Thin Line Which Is Flat (0:53) MP3
  6. I Won't Be Adulthoodedness Anymore (2:40) MP3
  7. Droop Loss Slave (6:33) MP3
  8. Asia (4:45) MP3
  9. Wild Cats Can Be Revealed (Vile Lilt) (13:41) MP3
  10. Q and A session (12:18) MP3
  • Complete Reading MP3
    • Segue Series reading at the Zinc Bar, February 9, 2013

      • complete reading (46:03) MP3
      1. Introduction (4:14): MP3
      2. Poetry is junk (14:29): MP3
      3. Chicken vanishes, heartbreak ensues (2:27): MP3
      4. "A flower moves" (1:47): MP3
      5. Droop loss slave (6:16): MP3
      6. Hovering over his last bed (1:01): MP3
      7. Gordon sings Sarah Vaughan's "All of You" (0:51): MP3
      8. Nightclub singer monkey (13:32): MP3

      Segue Series reading at the Bowery Poetry Club, New York, April 2, 2011

      • complete reading (43:38): MP3
      1. Introduction (1:27): MP3
      2. Osculation (3:07): MP3
      3. Dramaless (4:00): MP3
      4. Gordon sings Japanese national anthem (0:35): MP3
      5. Burst (1:27): MP3
      6. Gordon sings and talks about a parody of the Japanese national anthem (1:15): MP3
      7. Too undone (2:11): MP3
      8. Melodramatic poem (1:42): MP3
      9. "When we first met I could write pastiche" (0:57): MP3
      10. "No matter your tumescence" (0:28): MP3
      11. The fakery (0:59): MP3
      12. The women flowers (0:26): MP3
      13. The bride (0:25): MP3
      14. Scruples (0:28): MP3
      15. The woman (0:22): MP3
      16. Fucking my husband (2:28): MP3
      17. Audience member plays the drums (2:11): MP3
      18. You can't get a restraining order against a cat for a number of reasons (1:05): MP3
      19. Hearing (2:19): MP3
      20. Frozen dough (1:41): MP3
      21. Form dissolve (4:42): MP3
      22. Gordon eating roses and redoing her lipstick (1:14): MP3
      23. Blastapore (3:32): MP3

      Reading for Art, Fantasy, and Experience at the Gross Foundation, New York, December 12, 2010

      1. Wherever You Found Our Stain Behind the Moon (1:12): MP3
      2. How Do I Tickle (0:49): MP3
      3. Please Usufruct to Me (1:04): MP3
      4. Foreign Body Sensation Remix (after Charles Bernstein) (1:17): MP3
      5. Frozen Doe (1:23): MP3
      6. Today's Ensemble (0:58): MP3
      7. The Story About Cartoon Sight and Floozy Winds (2:51): MP3
      8. I Need My Frolicking Angst Like a Sweet Elbow (2:27): MP3
      • complete reading (12:12): MP3
      • complete discussion (11:27): MP3

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      PoemTalk Podcast #33, discussing Sharon Mesmer's "I Accidentally Ate Some Chicken and Now I'm in Love with Harry Whittington," June 21, 2010

      Listen to the complete recording and read program notes for the episode at Jacket2.

      PoemTalk #14, discussing Stevens' "Not Ideas About the Things but the Thing Itself," February 3, 2009

      Listen to the complete recording and read program notes for the episode at Jacket2.

      Appearing on LA-Lit #30, December 2, 2007

      • Part A (35:09): MP3
      • Part B (36:46): MP3

      from the Flarf Poetry Festival at the Kelly Writers House, February 8, 2007

      1. My Favorite Things Redux (3:26): MP3
      2. Lick My Face (4:00): MP3
      3. Fountain (1:34): MP3
      4. I Love Men (4:27): MP3

      Segue Series Reading at the Bowery Poetry Club, March 4, 2006

      1. Introduction (3:48): MP3
      2. Abnormal Discharge (2:31): MP3
      3. What Air (after Erasmus) (1:07): MP3
      4. Porpo Thang (6:36): MP3
      5. Cooing Pop Huckles (2:32): MP3
      6. You are Freed (1:43): MP3
      7. Statement on Avant-Garde Poetics (1:41): MP3
      8. Sheep Nose (4:13): MP3
      9. Muss (3:10): MP3
      10. play from Folly (5:08): MP3
      11. Coney Island Avenue (6:44): MP3

      complete reading (40:05): MP3

      Reading as part of the Belladonna Reading Series, Feburary 6, 2004

      complete reading (23:41): MP3

      Reading as part of the Line Reading Series, January 15, 2002

      Complete Reading (27:38): MP3
      1. Introduction by Lytle Shaw (2:31): MP3
      2. Nothing (4:01): mp3
      3. Low (4:31): MP3
      4. Peonies (2:53): MP3
      5. Fear of Life (3:24): MP3
      6. What is a Man? (1:29): MP3
      7. What is a Woman? (0:45): MP3
      8. Music of the Spheres (0:33): MP3
      9. Inscript (0:48): MP3
      10. Sea-Torn Well (6:35): MP3

      From Cross-Cultural Poetics Show #52: the Sound of It

      Complete Program (29:54): MP3
      1. остранение ("Strangeness") (12:02)
      2. Clova Mowdis (14:00)

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