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Bhanu Kapil

Poetry reading at the Kelly Writers House, Philadelphia, September 27, 2016

Complete Reading (47:37): MP3

Reading for the MFA Reading Series, Boise State University, Boise, April 27, 2012

  • complete reading (34:08): MP3

Appearing at Advancing Feminist Poetics and Activism, sponsored by the Belladonna Reading Series, New York, September 25, 2009

complete recording (1:17:43): MP3

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On A Voice Box at SPT Aggression, CCA, Oakland, May 31, 2008

complete reading (16:16): MP3

Reading from Humanimal (Kelsey Street Press 2009)

Recorded by Ross Craig, Berkeley, February 16, 2008

  • introduction and opening notes (1:57): MP3
  • Humanimal (16:23): MP3

Segue Series Reading at the Bowery Poetry Club, December 15, 2007

complete reading (24:48): MP3

Reading from The Vertical Interrogation of Strangers (Kelsey Street Press 2001)

Recorded by Ross Craig, Berkeley, October 9, 2006

  • Intro/Vertical, Notes (8:06): MP3
  • Twelve Questions (0:52): MP3
  • 1. What is the shape of your body? (4:26): MP3
  • 3. Describe a morning you woke without fear. (1:09): MP3
  • 11. Where did you come from/how did you arrive? (1:40): MP3
  • 33. Tell me what you know about dismemberment. (1:37): MP3
  • 42. Tell me what you know about dismemberment. (1:08): MP3
  • 47. Where did you come from/how did you arrive? (0:44): MP3
  • 22. Describe a morning you woke without fear. (1:01): MP3
  • 53. What are the consequences of silence? (0:50): MP3
  • 54. How will you/have you prepare(d) for your death? (0:49): MP3
  • 77.How will you live now? (0:57): MP3
  • 95. How will you begin? (0:58): MP3
  • 96. What is the shape of your body? (0:08): MP3
  • 97. Who is responsible for the suffering of your mother? (0:47): MP3

Reading for the Belladonna Series, NYC, April 26, 2002

complete reading (17:41): MP3

Left Hand Reading Series, Boulder, April 19, 2001

  • introduction (2:22): MP3
  • complete reading (13:31): MP3

English Department Reading Series, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2001

  1. Excerpt from the Wolf Girls of Midnapur (7:55): MP3
  2. Reading from the Autobiography of a Cyborg (10:15): MP3
  3. The Birth (2:57): MP3
  4. Going Beyond Pleasure in Three Easy Steps (12:36): MP3
  5. In Their Relation to Skin (1:59): MP3
  6. Tower Hill (2:28): MP3
complete reading (36:01): MP3

Left Hand Reading Series, Boulder, September 16, 1999

  • introduction (2:02): MP3
  • complete reading (13:31): MP3

Recorded Poem on Harry's House Vol 2 CD

  • Ban - Bhanu Kapil (2:59): MP3

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