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Lewis Warsh

Chapter & Verse Reading Series, Chapterhouse Cafe, Philadelphia, with Michael Hennessey and Brian Carpenter September 13, 2008

  1. Introduction (2:22): MP3
  2. New Conversation (4:18): MP3
  3. Suggestion (2:04): MP3
  4. Disorderly Conduct (1:03): MP3
  5. Mt. Tremper Variations (9:18): MP3
  6. Consecutive Sentences (4:33): MP3
  7. In the Land of the Barbarians (2:53): MP3
  8. Don't Lose Your Nerve (1:22): MP3
  9. Don't Tell Anyone (1:26): MP3
  10. Polar Night (0:55): MP3
  11. Hungry Ghost (0:17): MP3
  12. (0:51): MP3
  13. Untitled (0:36): MP3
  14. The Conga Line (5:03): MP3

complete reading (38:59): MP3

recording courtesy of Jack Krick

From POG Sound: Warsh reading at The Drawing Studio, Tuscon, AZ, April 12, 2008

complete reading (30:25): MP3

Barbara Guest Praise Day Tribute at The Bowery Poetry Club, October 21, 2006

(with Lytle Shaw, Marcella Durand, Charles Bernstein, Africa Wayne, Charles North and Erica Kaufman; hosted by Kristin Prevallet)

  1. introduction by Kristin Prevallet (0:32): MP3
  2. discussing The New American Poetry and "Parachutes" (3:50): MP3
  3. Parachutes, My Love, Could Carry Us Higher (0:57): MP3
  4. discussing "Santa Fe Trail" (1:26): MP3

complete reading by Lewis Warsh (6:51): MP3

complete program (1:18:40): MP3

Segue Series Reading at the Bowery Poetry Club, April 16, 2005

  1. introduction (3:42): MP3
  2. Consecutive Sentences (4:53): MP3
  3. Last Cigarette (8:00): MP3
  4. The Song Book (3:50): MP3
  5. The Flea Market at Kiel (13:06): MP3

complete reading (38:39): MP3

reading on Radio Poetique's Poetic Brooklyn, November 2004

  1. Consecutive Sentences (4:48): MP3
  2. The Song Book (3:20): MP3
  3. Suggestion (2:12): MP3
  4. Fly Test (10:52): MP3

The Origin of the World, Deerhead Records/Ugly Duckling Presse, The Parkside Lounge, New York City, March 26, 2002



  1. The Outer Banks (7:31): MP3
  2. Entering Night (7:31): MP3
  3. Avenue of Escape (6:15): MP3
  4. Elective Surgery (5:05): MP3
  5. Anyone But You (5:54): MP3
  6. Invasion of Privacy (5:01): MP3
  7. More Than You Know (5:53): MP3
  8. Work in Progress (7:19): MP3
  9. False Start (5:09): MP3
  10. Sunday (5:18): MP3
  11. Avenue X (4:57): MP3
  12. Eye Contact (5:22): MP3
  13. Polygraph (5:30): MP3
  14. A Hunger Artist (6:17): MP3
  15. Pirate Radio (6:07): MP3
  16. The Origin of the World (6:57): MP3
  17. The Secret Police (7:01): MP3

Reading as part of Line Reading Series, September 12, 2000

complete reading (22:19): MP3

Reading for the Segue Series at the Ear Inn, New York, April 27, 1996

  • complete reading (11:37): MP3

Segue Series Reading at the Ear Inn December 11, 1982

complete reading (36:22): MP3

Segue Series Reading at the Ear Inn May 26, 1979

complete reading (31:05): MP3

Appearing on Public Access Poetry with Bernadette Mayer, April 26, 1978

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from The World Record: Readings at the St. Mark's Poetry Project, 1969-1980

My Blue Heaven (1:05): MP3

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