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Close Listening Reading and conversation with Penn students, March 15, 2007

Poetry 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 Reading (26:14): MP3

A Conversation: Myung Mi Kim in conversation with Penn students (56:22): MP3

Student participants: Pauline Baniqued, Damien Bright, Julie Charbonnier, Heather Gorn, Johnathan Liebembuk, Nicholas Mayer, Adam Tabor, and Sarah Yeung.
Transcript of conversation at Jacket2.
Close Listening produced by Charles Bernstein for WPS1 (Clocktower Radio).
© 2007 Myung Mi Kim and Charles Bernstein


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

Complete Recording (28:54): MP3
  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

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
  • Myung Mi Kim (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
  5. Complete Recording (1:06:27): MP3

Reading from Under Flag (Kelsey Street Press 1998)

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

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

  • Introduction (2:59): MP3
  • Complete Reading (32:19): MP3

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

Complete Reading (26:06): 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

Complete Reading (26:31): MP3, RealAudio
  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

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

complete reading (19:28): MP3

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