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© 2011 Lawrence Schwartzwald

M. NourbeSe Philip

Reading for Wednesdays @ 4Plus, University at Buffalo, February 22, 1995

  1. Introduction (2:26): MP3
  2. Discourse on the Logic of Language (6:54): MP3
  3. from "Looking for Livingstone" (24:48): MP3
Complete Reading (34:12): MP3

Segue Series Reading at the Bowery Poetry Club, February 17, 2007

  1. Introduction (3:55): MP3
  2. Opening Remarks (2:41): MP3
  3. Zong 2 (0:25): MP3 [TEXT]
  4. Zong 3 (0:24): MP3 [TEXT]
  5. Zong 4 (0:21): MP3
  6. Zong 5 (1:55): MP3
  7. Zong 6 (0:24): MP3 [TEXT]
  8. Zong 7 (0:21): MP3
  9. Zong 8 (0:25): MP3
  10. Zong 9 (0:36): MP3
  11. Zong 10 (0:31): MP3
  12. Zong 11 (0:27): MP3 [TEXT]
  13. Zong 12 (0:34): MP3
  14. Zong 15 (0:52): MP3
  15. Zong 14 (0:22): MP3
  16. Zong 19 (0:46): MP3
  17. Zong 18 (0:34): MP3
  18. Zong 19 (0:23): MP3
  19. Zong 17 (0:42): MP3
  20. Zong 21 (0:41): MP3 [TEXT: page 1, page 2]
  21. Zong 22 (0:30): MP3
  22. Zong 24 (1:02): MP3
  23. Zong 25 (0:52): MP3
  24. Zong 26 (1:17): MP3 [TEXT]
  25. Commentary (11:12): MP3
  26. from "Sal" (13:20): MP3
  27. Q&A Session (3:29): MP3
  28. from "Ratio" (4:54): MP3
Complete Reading (55:44): MP3

Reading with Rachel Zolf at the Friends Meeting House, Toronto, ON, April 23 2008

Complete Reading (34:05): MP3
Q&A Session with Zolf and host Kate Eichhorn (13:53): MP3
  1. Zong 1 (1:49): MP3
  2. Zong 2 (0:28): MP3
  3. Zong 6 (0:33): MP3
  4. Zong 9 (0:56): MP3
  5. Zong 11 (0:41): MP3
  6. Zong 12 (1:03): MP3
  7. Zong 19 (1:14): MP3
  8. Zong 21 (1:21): MP3
  9. Zong 25 (1:16): MP3
  10. Zong 26 (1:09): MP3
  11. Sal (5:58): MP3
  12. Ventus (5:14): MP3
  13. Ratio (5:38): MP3
  14. Ferrum (6:05): MP3

Presenting and Reading at North of Invention: A Canadian Poetry Festival, Kelly Writers House, January 20-21, 2011

  • complete presentation (47:43): MP3

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  • complete reading (36:29): MP3
begins with "Looking for Livingston" )
Zong! #1 begins at 22:26
last section, #26, begins at 31:25

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At The Kootenay School of Writing, Vancouver, 2011

Reading on March 8, 2011 (59:55): MP3

Reading as part of the Contemporary Writers Series at Mills College, March 29, 2011

  1. introduction (with Juliana Spahr) (6:35):MP3
  2. Zong #2 (1:55):MP3
  3. Zong #3 (1:55):MP3
  4. Zong #10 (1:15):MP3
  5. Zong #11 (1:48):MP3
  6. Zong #12 (2:56):MP3
  7. from Sal (4:30):MP3
  8. from Ventus (5:22):MP3
  9. from Ratio (11:52):MP3
  10. from Ferrum (6:40):MP3
  • complete reading (55:40):MP3

Appearing on Cross Cultural Poetics, 2016

Episode #341 Zong!, January 20, 2016

Philip reads from and discusses the literary and legal epistemology of her long poem Zong! (Wesleyan University Press). (30:00): MP3

Episode #342 Philip, January 20, 2016

Philip returns to read and discuss a second of her books, She Tries Her Tongue, Her Silence Softly Breaks (Wesleyan University Press). (28:25): MP3

M. NourbeSe Philip and Q (a.k.a Kyoo Lee) in Conversation on December 5, 2017