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Close Listening with Charles Bernstein, February 21, 2010

Art International Radio, operating at ARTonAIR.org. Recorded at The Banff Center as part of "IN(TER)VENTIONS: Literary Practice At The Edge," with thanks to Steven Smith and engineer Piper Payne.

  • Program One: reading from Is a door (28:37): MP3
  • Program Two: conversation with Charles Bernstein (29:23): MP3

Segmented Reading:

  1. Introduction (0:46): MP3
  2. Music at the Heart of Thinking, 108 (1:09): MP3
  3. To the Dogs (0:44): MP3
  4. Isadora Blew (0:56): MP3
  5. Sheet Music (1:25): MP3
  6. The Marlin Seafood Grill (3:25): MP3
  7. Double Dutch (0:54): MP3
  8. Hey Man (0:38): MP3
  9. I need to apply Canclini here (1:00): MP3
  10. Is a Door (0:33): MP3
  11. Mr. In-between (0:37): MP3
  12. from the "Discount Me In" series: "Race, to go" (1:12): MP3 [text]
  13. Count (1:15): MP3
  14. Me (0:49): MP3
  15. In (0:42): MP3
  16. Writing (1:12): MP3
  17. Public (1:24): MP3
  18. Betweeen you and Me there Is and I (0:47): MP3
  19. Reverence (0:32): MP3
  20. Selves (0:50): MP3
  21. Naturalized Citizen Peeled (0:24): MP3
  22. Rubble (0:16): MP3
  23. Abdijection (1:32): MP3
  24. Aporia (0:40): MP3
  25. Class (0:40): MP3
  26. Defend the Zero (0:27): MP3
  27. Head Smashed in (0:55): MP3
  28. Household (0:49): MP3
  29. Loki Sniffs the Floods (0:26): MP3

Reading from "is a door" and others with Colin Browne and Daphne Marlatt the Penn Book Center, March 15, 2017

Complete Recording (54:47): MP3

  • Introduction (2:06): MP3
  • Colin Browne Introduction and Reading (17:27): MP3
  • Fred Wah Introduction and Reading (14:06): MP3
  • Daphne Marlatt Introduction and Reading (21:08): MP3

Third Annual Convergence on Poetics

Held at the University of Washington Bothell, North Creek Events Center, September 25-27, 2014

THINKING LIVENESS PANEL I: John Boucher, Bob Gl├╝ck, Tiare Mathison, Fred Wah

  • Jeanne Heuving and Ted Hiebert, Introductions (3:52): MP3
  • John Boucher (21:44): MP3
  • Bob Glück (21:07): MP3
  • Tiare Mathison (15:13): MP3
  • Fred Wah (18:13): MP3
  • Q&A With Panelists (16:08): MP3

PoemTalk Podcast #44, discussing Fred Wah's "Race, to go," August 11, 2011

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

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

  • complete reading (26:40): MP3

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  • complete presentation (59:42): MP3

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Appearing on Phillytalks Episode 7, with Brian Kim Stephens, November 2, 1998

  1. Untitled Narrative (2:44): MP3
  2. excerpt from "Grass the Sparrows Tail" (3:32): MP3
  3. excerpt from "Music of the Heart of Thinking Series" (1:04): MP3
  4. excerpt from "Music of the Heart of Thinking 94" (0:39): MP3
  5. Response to Roy Kiyooka (4:20): MP3
  6. Art Knot 81 (0:36): MP3
  7. Art Knot 58 (0:28): MP3
  8. Art Knot 56 (0:38): MP3
  9. Warp Body (0:25): MP3
  10. Nosehill One (0:49): MP3
  11. Untitled (0:19): MP3
  12. excerpt from "Music of the Heart of Thinking 127" (0:54): MP3
  • complete discussion (49:54): MP3
  • complete recording (1:28:55): MP3

  • Text of this program is available here.

At The Kootenay School of Writing, 1987, 1991

  • Music at the Heart of Thinking on December 25, 1987 (26:19): MP3
  • Reading on October 26, 1991 (31:42): MP3

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