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Fanny Howe

Segue Series Reading at the Bowery Poetry Club, April 3, 2010

  1. introduction (2:26): MP3
  2. The Descent (2:25): MP3
  3. Come and See (4:24): MP3
  4. Gulls (2:26): MP3
  5. On the Ground (3:36): MP3
  6. Agoniya (12:20): MP3
  • complete reading (27:38): MP3

from the Academy of American Poets Audio Archive, Vineyard Haven, MA, January 1, 2009

Unday (0:27):
MP3

from Radio Poetique's Poetic Brooklyn, March 10, 2007

The Lyrics (17:14): MP3

Tis of Thee

Music by Miles Anderson

Directed by Nya Patarinos

  1. Tis of Thee, Part 1 (7:28): MP3
  2. Tis of Thee, Part 2 (15:10): MP3
  3. Tis of Thee, Part 3 (4:40): MP3
  4. Tis of Thee, Part 4 (13:04): MP3
  5. Tis of Thee, Part 5 (9:24): MP3
  6. Tis of Thee, Part 6 (8:37): MP3

Musicians:

  • 5-string electric violin: Erica Sharp
  • Trombone and electronics: Miles Anderson

Performers:

  • X, an African-American Man: Paul Miles
  • Y, a European-American woman: Stephanie French
  • Z, their grown son: Andre Canty

Originally produced as a CD inserted in Fanny Howe's Tis of Thee from Atelos Press, 2003; A Project of Hip's Road

  • Editors: Lyn Hejinian & Travis Ortiz
  • Additional Production: Travis Ortiz

Reading for the Belladonna Series, NYC, October 6, 2004

complete reading (30:46): MP3

From Poetry and Empire: Post-Invasion Poetics Presented at the ICA, University of Pennsylvania, 2003

  • Friday, October 17th reading:
  • Far and Near (0:49): MP3
  • 2002 (2:31): MP3
  • complete reading (3:21): MP3

  • Saturday, October 18th reading: (2:38): MP3

Segue Series Reading at the Bowery Poetry Club, February 1, 2003

  1. introduction (1:06): MP3
  2. "I once knew a man who was a poem..." (8:32): MP3
  3. The Mountain (0:36): MP3
  4. Walker (3:52): MP3
  5. One Night in Balthazar (1:28): MP3
  6. Medjugorje (4:52): MP3

Complete Reading (21:49): MP3

Reading with Norman Fischer at the Kelly Writers House, March 23, 2000

  1. Start (0:32): MP3
  2. Basic Science (0:59): MP3
  3. Finish (0:41): MP3
  4. Forged (7:25): MP3
  5. Let it Snow (0:15): MP3
  6. The Children Turned (0:25): MP3
  7. Never (0:15): MP3
  8. Untitled (0:25): MP3
  9. Orthodoxy (0:27): MP3
  10. The Source (0:28): MP3

Reading at Wednesdays @ 4 Plus, University at Buffalo, February 22, 1995

  1. introduction (2:57): MP3
  2. O'Clock (16:04): MP3

Complete Reading (20:15): MP3

Segue Series Reading at the Ear Inn, October 1991

Complete Reading (25:06): MP3
Howe reads "Last Love", a prose piece set in Dublin.

Talk on Justice, Given at 578 Folsom, April 28, 1979

  • Part One (47:14): MP3
  • Part Two (13:14): MP3

Appearing on Cross Cultural Poetics, hosted by Leonard Schwartz

  • Episode #5: Doubt, November 3, 2003, (27:56): MP3
  • Episode #40: The Contemporary Logos (58:50): MP3

    1. Introduction (0:59): MP3
    2. How motherhood informs writing (3:16): MP3
    3. Commenting on selected passages from “Fairies” (1:56): MP3
    4. Commenting on “Bewilderment” (1:43): MP3
    5. Payer, meditation, and conversation in The Wedding Dress (2:17): MP3
    6. Discussing essay “White Lines” (3:52): MP3
    7. Reading excerpt from “White Lines” (4:09): MP3
    8. Listening as dimension of writing (1:05): MP3
    9. Howe’s view of gnostic perspective (3:07): MP3
    10. Discussing Samuel Beckett’s theology (2:47): MP3
    11. Perspective of women as mothers and authors (1:11): MP3
    12. Current work (1:28): MP3

  • Episode #258: "Come and See," October 25, 2012, (31:23): MP3

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