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Leonard Schwartz

Reading at Galerie éof, Paris, September 19, 2014 as part of the Double Change series

with translations by Chadian poet Nimrod


Ugly Duckling Presse Cellar Series Reading, Brooklyn, NY, April 19, 2013

from The Library of Seven Readings (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2008): parts 2, 5, 6, and 7

  • complete reading (21:39): MP3
  • PoemTalk Podcast #51, discussing Linh Dinh's "Eating Fried Chicken," March 22, 2012

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

    Convergence on Poetics, University of Washington Bothell, North Creek Events Center, September 27-30, 2012

    • Leonard Schwartz (8:46): MP3
    • complete recording (1:55:03): MP3

    • listen to the entire event here

    Appearing on Cross Cultural Poetics #240: Around Town, 2011

    • complete segment (7:21): MP3

    PoemTalk Podcast #40, discussing Susan Schultz's "Dementia Blog," January 30, 2011

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

    Reading at the Kelly Writers House, September 23, 2010

    1. introduction by Al Filreis (5:55): MP3
    2. introductory remarks (2:32): MP3
    3. Apple, Anyone I (1:40): MP3
    4. Apple, Anyone III (1:47): MP3
    5. Apple, Anyone VI (1:40): MP3
    6. Apple, Anyone VII (1:55): MP3
    7. The Red Fog, from A Message Back and Other Furors (6:27): MP3
    8. The Sleeptalkers (16:36): MP3
    9. Top of the Morning To You (1:38): MP3
    10. Exchange (5:07): MP3
    11. discussion (14:32): MP3

    complete reading (59:44): MP3

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    from Sudden Orpheus at Evergreen State College, February 20, 2010

    from Sudden Orpheus at Poets House, October 24, 2009

    A puppet show by Ariel Goldberger and Leonard Schwartz with Diane Ferrer. Voices: Leonard Schwartz and Riva Roller.

    Lovers Scene

    Orpheus' Head Scene

    (Sudden Orpheus was published by Chax Press under the title The Sudden)

    Reading from A Message Back and Other Furors at NYU, November 20, 2006

    Segue Series Reading at the Bowery Poetry Club, November 18, 2006

    1. introduction (4:56): MP3
    2. Method (3:06): MP3
    3. The Eden Exhibit reading (6:56): MP3
    4. Flashlight (2:50): MP3
    5. The Conversation (0:38): MP3
    6. The Surprise (2:12): MP3
    7. A Message Back and Other Furors (9:17): MP3
    • complete reading (31:35): MP3

    Appearing on Cross Cultural Poetics

    • Episode #45: Would Words What? (1:00:18): MP3
    • Episode #62: Takeover (12:33): MP3
    • Episode #80: Three Trapped Tigers/Red Gaze (12:41): MP3
    • Episode #88: The Takeover (44:48): MP3
    • Episode #102: These Archipelagos (17:59): MP3
    • Episode #105: Aygi (23:10): MP3
    • Episode #122: Civilization (15:55): MP3
    • Episode #131: Jubilant Thicket (6:40): MP3
    • Episode #134: Love As Such (3:19): MP3
    • Episode #136: Poetry of Emergency (16:47): MP3
    • Episode #140: The Wind And The Source (8:01): MP3
    • Episode #142: Involutia (16:26): MP3
    • Episode #144: Readings and Nasarin (20:43): MP3
    • Episode #176: Wisdom Of (13:51): MP3
    • Episode #214: London to Shanghai (2:39): MP3
    • Episode #224: Island Culture (21:08): MP3
    • Episode #253: Celan/Bronk (25:25): MP3

    English Department Reading series, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2000

    1. introduction (1:51): MP3
    2. Exiles Ends (7:01): MP3
    3. My Dinner with Mingxia (1:27): MP3
    4. Feature (1:22): MP3
    5. The Bluejay (1:27): MP3
    6. Divided Silence (0:49): MP3
    7. A Total Work of Art (0:56): MP3
    8. Disorder Sun (0:55): MP3
    9. Ecstatic Persistence (2:28): MP3
    • complete reading (19:27): MP3

    Reading for Incognito Lounge, Cody's Books, Berkeley, June 17, 1992

    • complete recording (25:44): MP3

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