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PoemTalk Podcast #91, Discussing Gil Ott's "The Forgotten," feat. Jenn McCreary, Frank Sherlock, and Pattie McCarthy

For complete recording and program notes go to Jacket2.


Three Philadelphia Poets (with Jessica Lowenthal and Tom Devaney) at the Kelly Writers House, April 3, 2003

Complete recording (bad audio) (1:06:18): MP3

Gil Ott Celebration at the Kelly Writers House, University of Pennsylvania, October 27, 2001

Complete recording (1:35:54): MP3, RealAudio

Excerpt (podcast) (24:50): MP3

Segmented reading:

  1. Introduction by Kerry Sherin and Kristen Gallagher (9:02): MP3

Gil Ott reads:

  1. The poet's introductory remarks (3:10): MP3
  2. A Walk (2:08): MP3
  3. I Make Plans (3:23): MP3
  4. PRSPHNE (4:12): MP3
  5. Kedardo (9:20): MP3

Charles Alexander reads (from "Near or Random Acts"):

  1. Introductory remarks (2:29): MP3
  2. Near or Random Acts: 16-29 (5:05): MP3

Ammiel Alcalay reads:

  1. Remarks (2:30): MP3
  2. Excerpt from "Understanding Revolution" (7:02): MP3

Julia Blumenreich reads:

  1. Remarks (2:47): MP3
  2. Gil and Julia read collaborative poems (6:23): MP3

Linh Dinh reads:

  1. Remarks (1:15): MP3
  2. Thirteen (4:23): MP3

Kristen Gallagher reads:

  1. Remarks (3:12): MP3
  2. Excerpt from Il-jum-oh, written by Handwritten Press author, Ike Kim (1:24): MP3

Craig Czury reads:

  1. Walking the Bloody Fifth (1:58): MP3

Eli Goldblatt reads:

  1. Remarks (2:35): MP3
  2. Goldblatt reads Bob Perelman's "Letter to Gil" (1:37): MP3
  3. Diver to Driver (2:02): MP3
  4. Bru-ha on Stage (2:08): MP3

Chris McCreary reads:

  1. Remarks (2:40): MP3
  2. Heart of Darkness (0:59): MP3
  3. Pale Fire (1:13): MP3

Small Presses Dinner Panel, Kelly Writers House, March 26, 1999

With Chris McCreary, Jenn McCreary, Dave Deifer, Michael Magee, Heather Thomas, Alicia Askenase, Gil Ott, Louis Cabri, Kristen Gallagher, and Jena Osman

Complete recording (1:32:14): MP3

Reading at the Ear Inn, April 26, 1997

  1. Introduction (2:17): MP3
  2. The What to Whom (1:18): MP3
  3. One Over Four (8:08): MP3
  4. The Gift (13:12): MP3
  5. The Whole Note, part 4 (6:26): MP3
  • Complete recording (32:02)(low recording quality, .WAV in archive): MP3

Panel: Editing and Commmunity, October 8, 1996

Segue Series reading at the Ear Inn, February 19, 1989

  1. Introduction (0:58): MP3
  2. song by Jack Micheline (3:56): MP3
  3. "nothing grows, the legend" (1:34): MP3
  4. Congruence and Plenitude (3:06): MP3
  5. The Forgotten (1:21): MP3
  6. Concave (0:35): MP3
  7. Convex (0:32): MP3
  8. Whites (3:28): MP3
  9. Private Life (2:03): MP3
  10. "poor, got his angry" (1:27): MP3
  11. Status (4:39): MP3

Complete reading (24:16): MP3

Reading at Robin's Bookstore, September 16, 1987

  1. Introduction (5:12): MP3
  2. Prayer (0:33): MP3
  3. Fair Hill (1:29): MP3
  4. The Children (6:46): MP3
  5. Ott discusses "Within Range" (1:41): MP3
  6. Within Range (6:56): MP3
  7. Radicalism (4:04): MP3
  8. Untitled (on Nicaragua) (2:46): MP3
  9. More on History of Art (1:51): MP3
  10. Congruents and Plenitude (3:36): MP3
  11. Rain (1:34): MP3
  12. The War (0:41): MP3
  13. Untitled (on the same subject) (2:29): MP3
  14. Ceremony (0:36): MP3
  • Complete reading (41:03): MP3

Also of interest:

from Frequency Audio Journal, First Issue, 2004

  1. The Moon Does Not Run On Gasoline (0:48): MP3
  2. Stingere (2:09): MP3

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© 2005 Estate of Gil Ott and participating authors. These sound recordings are being made available for noncommercial and educational use only. All rights to this recorded material belong to the authors and their estates. Used by permission of Julia Blumenreich and Kristen Gallagher. Distributed by PennSound.