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Tracie Morris

PoemTalk Podcast #6, discussing a Jaap Blonk sound poem, May 4, 2008

Listen to the complete recording and read program notes for the episode at Jacket2.

PoemTalk Podcast #39, discussing Etheridge Knight's "The Sun Came" and Gwendolyn Brooks' "Truth," December 29, 2010

Listen to the complete recording and read program notes for the episode at Jacket2.

PoemTalk Podcast #75, discussing Will Alexander's "Compound Hibernation," November 14, 2013

Listen to the complete recording and read program notes for the episode at Jacket2.

PoemTalk Episode #100, Discussing Significant PoemTalk Episodes

Full Episode (1:30:18): PoemTalk 100: Celebration and Retrospective

Featuring Herman Beavers, Maria Damon, William J. Harris, Erica Kaufman, Tracie Morris, Steve McLaughlin, Charles Bernstein.


Close Listening -- Readings and Conversations at WPS1.Org Clocktower Studio, New York, May 22, 2005

  • Tracie Morris in conversation with Charles Bernstein (28:10): MP3
  1. introduction (1:06): MP3
  2. on where the poem exists (1:58): MP3
  3. on composing sound poems (5:17): MP3
  4. on living performatively (4:30): MP3
  5. on the connection between artistic and political acting (2:05): MP3
  6. on the effectiveness of art in transforming society (3:01): MP3
  7. on being from Brooklyn (2:28): MP3
  8. on performing in slam (3:04): MP3
  9. on influences, immediate company, and historical materials (4:38): MP3

WPS1 Reading/Performance

  • Entire Reading/Performance (25:39): MP3
Singles:
  1. Discussion of first two poems (0:32): MP3
  2. Premie: Baby Girl Morris 2 lbs. 0 oz. (1:08): MP3
  3. Heroine (0:59)MP3
  4. Discussion of next two poems (0:19): MP3
  5. There's Traces (1:20): MP3
  6. Physical Plane (1:09): MP3
  7. Discussion of Vertical (0:32): MP3
  8. Vertical (0:50): MP3
  9. Discussion of Sound Poetry (1:07): MP3
  10. My Great Grand Aunt Meets a Bush Supporter (2:01): MP3
  11. Discussion of Petro (0:43): MP3
  12. Petro (1:34): MP3
  13. Discussion of narrative poetry (0:58): MP3
  14. "What the sister brother ..." (1:12): MP3
  15. Discussion of previous poem and Seeing an Ex-Lover in a Public Place (2:10): MP3
  16. Seeing an Ex-Lover in a Public Place (0:37): MP3
  17. Discussion of poems written for experimental theater (1:25): MP3
  18. Afro-Futurism (1:50): MP3
  19. Discussion of Afro-Futurism and Mother Earth (0:49): MP3
  20. Mother Earth (0:44): MP3
  21. Discussion of Project Princess (0:38): MP3
  22. Project Princess (1:25): MP3
  23. Close Listening produced by Charles Bernstein for WPS1
    © 2005 Tracie Morris and Charles Bernstein
    Studio Engineer: Darrell McNeill

WHAT I SAY Anthology Reading for the 2016 National Black Writers Conference at AWP, Brooklyn, NY, March 31, 2016

reading by Tracie Morris (11:03): MP3

complete reading (1:54:16): MP3

Recording for Dia's Readings in Contemporary Poetry, October 13, 2015

Full recording available here.

Segue Series Reading at the Zinc Bar, October 4, 2014

  • complete recording (37:52): MP3
    1. Intro by Charles Bernstein (3:10): MP3
    2. New poems (20:55): MP3
    3. Re-Sonate (after Kurt Schwitters) (excerpt) (4:38): MP3
    4. Improvisations (3:45): MP3
    5. Coda to "My Great Grand Aunt Meets a Bush Supporter" ("It all started ...") (5:51): MP3

What Oozed Through the Staircase: A Winter Afternoon of Surrealist Writing and Music, Philadelphia Museum of Art, January 26, 2014

(with Kenneth Goldsmith and Marina Rosenfeld)
  1. Leopold Senghor's "Speech and Image": An African Traditional of the Surreal (5:23): MP3
  2. Quotes from Josephine Baker and excerpts from Kurt Schwitters's "Ursonate" (5:37): MP3
  3. Amiri Baraka, Excerpt of Scene II from Dutchman (with Kenneth Goldsmith) (3:31): MP3
  4. Bob Kaufman, "O-Jazz-O," "A Terror is More Certain..." and "On" (with Marina Rosenfeld) (10:11): MP3
  5. Surrealist Game (with Kenneth Goldsmith) (2:14): YouTube

complete program (57:57): MP3

Reading at Oh! Sandy: A Remembrance, Industry City, Brooklyn, New York, November 10, 2013, hosted by Phong Bui

  • complete reading (4:05): MP3

On stillness, movement and power at the Kelly Writers House, November 14, 2013 (as part of ModPo live webcast) (1:32)

Reading at Kelly Writers House, University of Pennsylvania, November 14, 2013



introduction by Al Filreis
  1. Introduction by Al Filreis (10:38): MP3
  2. Introduction (4:55): MP3
  3. Blackout 1977 (3:24): MP3
  4. Crazy Talk (1:00): MP3
  5. Somniac (0:57): MP3
  6. Apology to Pangea (1:40): MP3
  7. Excerpted by Walt D (0:19): MP3
  8. Untitled (1:23): MP3
  9. Sean Bell (1:03): MP3
  10. Myomectomy Psycho Takes a Bow (3:21): MP3
  11. Breasts in the Bra (1:25): MP3
  12. Shangol's Wife (0:56): MP3
  13. Sethe on the Raft (1:21): MP3
  14. In My Baby Bikini (3:05): MP3
  15. A Dream Within a Dream (by Edgar Allan Poe) (2:33): MP3
  16. Katrina Blues (2:11): MP3
  17. Mahalia Theremin (3:23): MP3
  18. The Mrs. Gets Her Ass Kicked (7:03): MP3
  19. Q & A (8:48):

MLA Offsite Series Reading in Philadelphia, December 26, 2006

  • My Great Grandaunt (2:06): My Great Grandaunt
  • From the Poetry and Cultural Studies: A Reader Launch Reading at the Bowery Poetry Club, September 19, 2009

    • Complete Reading (5:15): MP3

    Reading at the University of Arizona Poetry Center, March 28, 2009 - POG Sound

    Complete Reading (33:44): MP3

    Reading for the 3rd Annual Caroline Rothstein Oral Poetry Program at the Kelly Writers House, University of Pennsylvania, October 28, 2008

    1. Introduction (3:07): MP3
    2. Heroine (2:09): MP3
    3. Hard Kore (1:55): MP3
    4. The Mrs. Gets Her Ass Kicked (6:01): MP3
    5. Africa(n) (6:17): MP3
    6. My Great Grand Aunt Speaks to a Bush Supporter (2:26): MP3
    7. Coda (1:18): MP3
    8. Money (10:04): MP3
    9. Getaway 1928 (4:25): MP3
    10. Pretty Feet (6:25): MP3
    11. Petro (4:28): MP3
    12. A Dream Within A Dream (by Edgar Allan Poe) (4:13): MP3
    Complete Reading (53:06): MP3

    Appearing on Ceptuetics Radio, September 17, 2008

    • Get It, Got It (a collaboration with Elliott Sharp) (2:52): MP3
    • from "Gallery" (1:15): MP3
    • from "Truth Be Told" (1:48): MP3

    Complete Recording (28:05): MP3

    Tracie Morris reading Conceptual Poetry & Its Others at the Poetry Center
    University of Arizona, May 29 - 31, 2008


    People's Poetry Gathering 2006