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Anselm Hollo in NYC, 2007 (photo by Charles Bernstein)

Anselm Hollo

Reading at The Horse Hospital, Bloomsbury, London, April 18, 2012

with Andrei Codrescu, Gunnar Harding, and Tom Raworth

Video by Stephen Fowler


Reading as part of the Left Hand Reading Series, Boulder, Colorado, January 18, 2001

  1. introduction (2:25): MP3
  2. Window by Gregory Corso (4:32): MP3
  3. My Hands Are a City by Gregory Corso (1:25): MP3
  4. old "red" years now quite forever over? (1:30): MP3
  5. Guten Tag Herr Schopenhauer Bonjour Monsieur Cioran (0:56): MP3
  6. cannon goes boom boom canon goes round and round (0:44): MP3
  7. walking down oldtime hotel lobby corridor (0:51): MP3
  8. "Successions of words so agreeable" (0:39): MP3
  9. & should I buy this Scientific American (0:39): MP3
  10. My first computer (0:34): MP3
  11. Glazed with alcohol, old sailor (0:56): MP3
  12. So the Ants Made It to the Cat Food (0:49): MP3
  13. Traveling into the past on the Internet (0:48): MP3
  14. Tracking down some of the (now unreadable) books of my youth (1:42): MP3
  15. What's current? I mean misheard? (0:59): MP3
  16. from up there on the ridge (0:52): MP3
  17. riding the thermals all the time BORING (0:37): MP3
  18. All of last year's farewells (1:00): MP3
complete reading (19:48): MP3

Reading as part of the Left Hand Reading Series, Boulder, Colorado, September 16, 1999

  1. introduction (1:42): MP3
  2. from Rue Wilson Monday (5:30): MP3
  3. from Where If Not Here (1:37): MP3
  4. because our lives were so short (0:48): MP3
  5. old "red" years now quite forever over? (0:45): MP3
  6. Guten Tag Herr Schopenhauer Bonjour Monsieur Cioran (0:56): MP3
  7. brain hovers above keyboard (1:00): MP3
  8. Once you've said something, you can't unsay it (0:45): MP3
  9. Fought the hungry ghosts here on Earth (1:01): MP3
  10. and of course it won't do, it won't do at all (0:39): MP3
  11. walking down oldtime hotel lobby corridor (0:52): MP3
  12. They sit on some of the furniture (0:50): MP3
  13. Private they are, the sums of grief, "impossibly private" (0:54): MP3
  14. lives deaths "A Life" (0:40): MP3
  15. From the sayings of Chairman Berrigan (0:38): MP3
  16. ah guillaume this aviation morning (0:58): MP3
  • complete reading (18:16): MP3

Reading for the Segue Series at Double Happiness, New York, February 2, 1998

  • complete recording (11:29): MP3

Reading at the Naropa Institute, January 1, 1991

  1. La vie litteraire (1:50): MP3
  2. The Older Artist (0:45): MP3
  3. A Chipmunk (0:49): MP3
  4. Chicago (0:46): MP3
  5. Delight (0:32): MP3
  6. Cripple Creek Aforismos (2:02): MP3
  7. From the Helliad (0:33): MP3
  8. Blue March (0:35): MP3
  9. On reading Schelling's Sanskrit poems (0:24): MP3
  10. Lit. Group History (0:26): MP3
  11. Schiller's Rotting Apples (0:44): MP3
  12. O Lalou (1:37): MP3
  13. Note Found on Meditator (0:32): MP3
  14. Time For Your Greek Anthology Sir (7:40): MP3
  • complete reading (19:23): MP3

Reading in Grand Valley, Michigan, July, 1971

  • complete recording (25:11): MP3

from The World Record: Readings at the St.Mark's Poetry Project, 1969-1980

  • from The Empress Hotel Poems (1:30): MP3

for many more recordings of Hollo, visit the Naropa Archives


Reading "With Ruth in Mind," Unknown Date and Location

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