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Myung Mi Kim

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Appearing on Close Listening with Charles Bernstein and Penn students, March 15, 2007

Program One: Reading

  1. From Under Flag (7:14): MP3
  2. From The Bounty (4:52): MP3
  3. From Dura (2:41): MP3
  4. From Commons (4:19): MP3
  5. River Antes (5:27): MP3

Complete program (26:14): MP3

Program Two: Conversation

Complete conversation (56:22): MP3

Transcript of conversation at Jacket2.

Student participants: Pauline Baniqued, Damien Bright, Julie Charbonnier, Heather Gorn, Johnathan Liebembuk, Nicholas Mayer, Adam Tabor, and Sarah Yeung.

Close Listening produced by Charles Bernstein for WPS1 (Clocktower Radio). © 2007 Myung Mi Kim and Charles Bernstein


Belladonna* Reading Series, December 4, 2017: And/With Litmus Series at the Abrons Arts Center, New York

Complete reading (25:01): MP3

Segue Series reading at the Zinc Bar, New York, February 20, 2016

  1. Introduction by Sophie Seita (2:17): MP3
  2. The Oceans Held Up a Snarling Dog (1:31): MP3
  3. Definitions (6:30): MP3
  4. Excerpts from her upcoming book, Civil Bound (11:49): MP3
    1. Excerpt 1 (1:28): MP3
    2. Excerpt 2 (1:10): MP3
    3. Excerpt 3 (4:20): MP3
    4. Excerpt 4 (4:32): MP3

Complete reading (22:51): MP3

EPC@20 Celebration, September 12, 2014

Segue Series Reading at the Zinc Bar, NYC, October 6, 2012

  1. Introduction (3:38): MP3
  2. "Main trough..." (0:14): MP3
  3. "Wicked..." (0:29): MP3
  4. "Bent..." (0:11): MP3
  5. "Spar..." (0:30): MP3
  6. Talking about her book "Penury" (1:37): MP3
  7. "As by one's ear..." (2:00): MP3
  8. "Sleep..." (1:25): MP3
  9. "Cherry..." (1:33): MP3
  10. Talking about broken sentences (2:09): MP3
  11. "Autophony" (2:30): MP3
  12. From "Civil Bound" (0:44): MP3
  13. "Leaning rustle..." (1:58): MP3
  14. Warbler (0:07): MP3
  15. "Charmed gunpowder, iron maverick..." (0:47): MP3
  16. "Corruption balked..." (0:35): MP3
  17. "it is conceded..." (0:19): MP3
  18. "Beasts" (0:26): MP3
  19. "Torsos circled red..." (0:46): MP3
  20. "Volubly" (1:06): MP3
  21. "Speech minus sound" (0:14): MP3
  22. "The idea of forgetting..." (0:39): MP3
  23. "Persons to appear" (0:08): MP3
  24. "Great Lake stations" (0:50): MP3
  25. "To whom I am returned..." (0:43): MP3

Complete recording (28:54): MP3

Reading for the MFA Reading Series, Boise State University, Boise, September 28, 2012

  1. Introduction (2:30): MP3
  2. "The oceans held up a snarling dog" and prefatory comments (2:08): MP3
  3. from Cosmography (6:22): MP3
  4. from Pollen Fossil Memory (5:16): MP3
  5. from Lamenta (8:31): MP3
  6. from Works (6:20): MP3
  7. from Penury (10:45): MP3
  • Complete reading (41:51): MP3

MLA Offsite Reading, Town Hall Downstairs, Seattle, January 7, 2012

Complete reading (2:53): MP3

Reading as part of the Whenever We Feel Like It series, Kelly Writers House, March 1 2010

  • Introduction by Michelle Taransky (4:02): MP3
  • Complete reading (49:11): MP3

Reading at The Drawing Studio, Tucson, AZ, November 21, 2009 - on POG Sound

Complete reading (21:57): MP3

On Cross Cultural Poetics #180, hosted by Leonard Schwartz, December 22, 2008

Program section with Myung Mi Kim (27:08): MP3

Complete program (56:28): MP3

From Wave Books' PoetryPolitic Blog, 2008

  • From Dura (2:38): MP3

Reading at the Kelly Writers House, March 14, 2007

  1. Introduction by Josephine Park (2:37): MP3
  2. From Commons (13:48): MP3
  3. From Penury (19:22): MP3
  4. Conversation Following the Reading (30:04): MP3

Complete recording (1:06:27): MP3

Reading from Under Flag, recorded by Ross Craig, Berkeley, March 7, 2007

  1. These Fishing (2:21): MP3
  2. Comments 1 (2:55): MP3
  3. Demarcation (2:10): MP3
  4. Comments 2 (1:08): MP3
  5. And Sing We (2:54): MP3
  6. Food, Shelter, Clothing (3:44): MP3
  7. Comments 3 (3:01): MP3

Segue Series Reading New York, January 27, 2007

At the Bowery Poetry Club (34:48): MP3

  1. Introduction (4:35): MP3
  2. "Every hook..." (0:42): MP3
  3. Kim talks about how she will structure the reading (1:41): MP3
  4. "Mother confused with earth" (0:36): MP3
  5. "In measure" (0:26): MP3
  6. "Want and oneness" ((0:18): MP3
  7. "Rinsing clear" (0:20): MP3
  8. Excerpt from "DURA" (3:30): MP3
  9. Talking about how she performs her poetry differently for each reading (0:58): MP3
  10. "A small wait..." (2:25): MP3
  11. "Why are so many buildings necessary..." (0:37): MP3
  12. "Helicopters hover" (0:56): MP3
  13. "Severed it..." (0:44): MP3
  14. "The rest buried him..." (0:26): MP3
  15. "My strength" (0:57): MP3
  16. Talking about the theme of displacement in her poetry (1:17): MP3
  17. Poems from "Penury" (10:33): MP3

From Charles Bernstein's Portraits Series: Myung & the heaviness of the snow, December 12, 2006

Myung Mi Kim
The great snowstorn of 2006 had done serious damage to Buffalo. Myung moved to the city about a year before I moved to Penn. So our plan to work together got scuttled.
(mp4, 39 seconds, 6.3 mb)

Reading as part of the Belladonna* Series, NYC, March 14, 2006

  • Introduction (2:59): MP3
  • Complete reading (32:19): MP3
  1. Excerpt from Dura (1:04): MP3
  2. Kim discusses Penury (1:57): MP3
  3. Penury, part 1 (5:48): MP3
  4. Penury, part 2 (7:11): MP3

Reading as part of The Line Reading Series, October 1, 2002

Complete Reading (26:06): MP3
  1. Introduction (4:20): MP3
  2. Thirty and five books (4:33): MP3
  3. Kim discusses "Lamenta" (2:36): MP3
  4. Lamenta (2:30): MP3
  5. Work (11:50): MP3

At the Kelly Writers House, University of Pennsylvania, October 5, 2000

Discussion of Procedure (1:07:12): MP3

Reading at the University at Buffalo, November 14, 1998

  1. Introduction by Susan Howe (3:55): MP3
  2. Introductory remarks and discussion of Dura (4:24): MP3
  3. From Dura:
  4. Cosmography (6:26): MP3
  5. Thirty and Five Books (19:15): MP3
  6. Discussion of Commons (3:41): MP3
  7. From Commons:
  8. Exordium (5:22): MP3
  9. 229 (1:14): MP3
  10. 312 (0:40): MP3
  11. 315 (0:37): MP3
  12. 317 (0:23): MP3
  13. 322 (0:19): MP3
  14. 312 (0:40): MP3
  15. 328 (0:41): MP3
  16. 401 (0:30): MP3
  17. 404 (0:23): MP3
  18. Recitative (Viselius, 1543) (0:59): MP3
  19. 405 (0:33): MP3
  20. 410 (0:14): MP3
  21. 412 (0:18): MP3
  22. 415 (0:31): MP3
  23. Recitative (da Vinci, The Notebooks) (0:24): MP3
  24. 423 (1:12): MP3
  25. 424 (0:20): MP3
  26. 426 (0:19): MP3
  27. Recitative (August 6, 1945) (0:31): MP3
  28. 508 (1:18): MP3

Reading at San Francisco State University, 1996

  1. Introduction (2:11): MP3
  2. 1443 (5:08): MP3
  3. Excerpt from "DURA" (2:54): MP3
  4. Thirty and five books (5:22): MP3
  5. Excerpts from "Metonic Cycles" (9:56): MP3

Complete reading (26:31): MP3, RealAudio

Reading at the New Coast Festival, Buffalo, April 3, 1993

Complete reading (19:28): MP3

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