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

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

excerpt (podcast) (23 minutes): MP3

segmented reading:

  1. Introduction by Kerry Sherin and Kristen Gallagher (9:02): MP3
  2. Gil Ott reads:

  3. the poet's introductory remarks (3:10): MP3
  4. A Walk (2:08): MP3
  5. I Make Plans (3:23): MP3
  6. PRSPHNE (4:12): MP3
  7. Kedardo (9:20): MP3
  8. Charles Alexander reads from "Near or Random Acts"

  9. introductory remarks (2:29): MP3
  10. Near or Random Acts: 16-29 (5:05): MP3
  11. Ammiel Alcalay reads

  12. remarks (2:30): MP3
  13. excerpt from "Understanding Revolution" (7:02): MP3
  14. Julia Blumenreich reads

  15. remarks (2:47): MP3
  16. Gil and Julia read collaborative poems (6:23): MP3
  17. Linh Dinh reads

  18. remarks (1:15): MP3
  19. Thirteen (4:23): MP3
  20. Kristen Gallagher reads

  21. remarks (3:12): MP3
  22. excerpt from Il-jum-oh, written by Handwritten Press author, Ike Kim (1:24): MP3
  23. Craig Czury reads

  24. Walking the Bloody Fifth (1:58): MP3
  25. Eli Goldblatt reads

  26. remarks (2:35): MP3
  27. Goldblatt reads Bob Perelman's "Letter to Gil" (1:37): MP3
  28. Diver to Driver (2:02): MP3
  29. Bru-ha on Stage (2:08): MP3
  30. Chris McCreary

  31. remarks (2:40): MP3
  32. Heart of Darkness (0:59): MP3
  33. Pale Fire (1:13): MP3

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

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

Gil Ott on PennSound Daily

© 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.