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Robert Kelly

Reading at Bard Hall, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, November 21, 2019

Recorded by Joel Clark with thanks to Charlotte Mandell

Complete reading (38:47): MP3

Memorial reading for Gerrit Lansing in Kingston, NY, October 20, 2018

Complete recording (13:53): MP3

Reading for "Brian Wood: Paintings" with Charles Stein at Cross Contemporary Art in Saugerties, NY, September 17th, 2017

Recording for Dia's Readings in Contemporary Poetry, December 16, 2013

Full recording available here.

Segue Series Reading at the Bowery Poetry Club, February 25, 2006

  1. Introduction (3:30): MP3
  2. Writing: For Moses Was a Stamerer (3:59): MP3
  3. From Shame (11:56): MP3
  4. Paul Celan Translations (3:59): MP3
  5. Falling Flowers (2:53): MP3
  6. Dream (1:16): MP3
  7. Measure (2:23): MP3
Complete reading (31:27): MP3

Appearing on Cross-Cultural Poetics, Hosted by Leonard Schwartz

Episode #93: Listening Hard (30:08): MP3
Episode #99: Red Actions (58:30): MP3 (54MB)
Episode #159 Listening Through (59:18): MP3
Episode #202: Path and Counterpath (44:04): MP3
Episode #205: Fire Exit (30:31): MP3
Episode #271: The Loom (42:26): MP3

Appearing on Radio Poetique's Poetic Brooklyn, November 2004

  1. Keynote Reading CCCP (25:54): MP3
  2. Statement to CCCP; Experience (3:29): MP3
  3. The Secret Orator (2:16): MP3
  4. Meditation on the Pope (1:54): MP3
  5. Identity; Theology of Mind (2:21): MP3
  6. Walking to Auschwitz (6:47): MP3
  7. Sermo (2:16): MP3
  8. My Hair (3:12): MP3

Reading at the Writers Institute, Albany, March 29, 1996, recorded by Chris Funkhouser

Complete reading (1:00:05): MP3

Reading at New College, San Francisco, January 23, 1980

Recording provided courtesy of David Levi Strauss.

Complete recording (1:34:00): MP3
  1. Introduction (1:36): MP3
  2. The Dismantle (2:25): MP3
  3. Portrait of a Man Alone (2:02): MP3
  4. Virgil (1:05): MP3
  5. The Death of Lenny Bruce (2:09): MP3
  6. A Book of Solutions(2:32): MP3
  7. The Shield of Achilles (3:28): MP3
  8. Every Poem is a Mirror (1:24): MP3
  9. Meaning (2:54): MP3
  10. Phone Call From Tennessee (2:28): MP3
  11. Untitled (5:30): MP3
  12. Elegy for Robert Greene(2:12): MP3
  13. Variations (3:27): MP3
  14. Wose (2:43): MP3
  15. Whose Nature is Like Mine (3:51): MP3
  16. Beheading (0:59): MP3
  17. Charis (8:49): MP3
  18. The Arches (2:44): MP3
  19. Morning Anthem (2:26): MP3
  20. Experiment with Folktales and Narration (10:01): MP3
  21. Yom the Greedy (3:51): MP3
  22. Testing By Chickens (4:19): MP3
  23. Finding Buried Treasure (2:19): MP3
  24. How to Pay Debts (1:58): MP3
  25. A Fire Sermon (4:12): MP3

Also of Interest:

Kelly discusses Paul Blackburn on The Lipstick of Noise (5:30): MP3

(recording courtesy of Steve Evans)

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