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Close Listening, with Charles Bernstein, February 12, 2016

Program One - Complete reading (39:58): MP3

  1. Car Tune (11:17): MP3
  2. Using Blue to Get Black (8:43): MP3
  3. Scribbling thru the Times (5:12): MP3
  4. Notes for Sum (Nominally) Awake (8:43): MP3

Program Two - Conversation with Bernstein (45:29): MP3

Reading at Zoom event curated by Kimberly Lyons for Lunar Chandelier Press, June 26, 2022

Introduction by Kimberly Lyons: MP4

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Tyrone Williams & Julie Patton Reading and Discussion at CAAPP, University of Pittsburgh, September 30, 2019

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Reads Russell Atkins Performing with Paul Van Curen, Cleveland Book Week Atkins Tribute, CSU Poetry Center, September 24, 2019

Media.SAS video mirror: MP4

Performing with Paul Van Curen at Kelly Writers House's Poetry and Music Festival, September 17, 2017

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Julie Patton and Paul Van Curen (28:30): MP3

For full performance list, see the Poetry and Music Festival calendar entry at Kelly Writers House.

Performance with Will Alexander and various artists at the Roosevelt Room, Detroit, MI, August 26, 2016

  • Getting Ready(3:51): MP3
  • Take One (14:42): MP3
  • Take Two (13:44): MP3
  • Take Three (8:22): MP3
  • Take Four (16:35): MP3

WHAT I SAY Anthology Reading for the 2016 National Black Writers Conference at AWP, Brooklyn, NY, March 31, 2016

Reading by Julie Patton (13:20): MP3

Complete reading (1:54:16): MP3

Out of One Dream, Another is Born, Kelly Writers House, September 30, 2014

with Melissa Buzzeo, Samantha Giles, and Frank Sherlock

  • Reading (13:24): MP3
  • Complete program (1:15:52): MP3

Julie Patton Reading, filmed by Ted Roeder, circa 2013

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Appearing at Advancing Feminist Poetics and Activism, sponsored by the Belladonna* Reading Series, New York, September 24-25, 2009

first part with Sally Silvers and dancers, music by Marina Rosenfeld (electronics, voice and turntable), till 4'18"; second part mutli-voice piece with Carla Harryman and Rodrigo Toscano

Complete audio recording (21:27): MP3

& video:

Opening Plenary I, part one (55:50): MP3

Opening Plenary I, part two (25:12) MP3

Appearing on Cross Cultural Poetics, Episode #157, "Varieties Of," with host Leonard Schwartz, January 27, 2008

Complete Recording (29:37): MP3

Segue Series reading at the Bowery Poetry Club, New York, February 17, 2007

Complete reading (41:16): MP3

Reading at the Kelly Writers House, UPenn, March 2, 2006

A special presentation affiliated with Erica Hunt's jazz poetry and poetics class (1:10:57): MP3

Segue Series Reading at the Bowery Poetry Club, NY, February 19, 2005

Complete reading (42:55): MP3

Reading at the Steel Bar, Buffalo, NY, March 24, 2001

Complete reading (1:09:40): MP3
  1. Introduction (3:41): MP3
  2. This is a car... (6:18): MP3
  3. Like curses... (5:30): MP3
  4. Isn't to please... (5:23): MP3
  5. Someone said (1:16): MP3
  6. Patton discusses her background (3:12): MP3
  7. To link place like metaphor... (2:15): MP3
  8. I sign (1:48): MP3
  9. The drops of blood (7:46): MP3
  10. Intermission (10:40): MP3
  11. A garden perverse... (15:32): MP3
  12. Q&A (6:26): MP3

Expanding the Repertoire: Continuity and Change in African-American Writing, Participating in Panel Discussions at Small Press Traffic, April 2000

  • Panel 1 (2:14:40): MP3
  • Panel 2 (1:36:39): MP3
  • Panel 3 (1:54:33): MP3
Recordings courtesy of David Buuck, who has dedicated an issue of his journal Tripwire to the conference.

Reading for the Segue Series at Double Happiness, May 6, 2000

  • Complete recording (30:52): MP3

Reading for the Belladonna* Reading Series, September 24, 1999

Complete reading (32:43): MP3
  1. Introduction (4:43): MP3
  2. A garden perverse (15:16): MP3
  3. Place like metaphors (1:54): MP3
  4. German numbers (2:49): MP3
  5. Like cures like (3:40): MP3
  6. A (4:15): MP3

Reading at the Ear Inn, April 12, 1997

  • (audio slightly damaged)
  • Julie Patton (42:15): MP3

These sound recordings are being made available for noncommercial and educational use only. All rights to this recorded material belong to the author. © 2017 Julie Patton. Used with the permission of Julie Patton. Music in first recording by Marina Rosenfeld © 2010 and used by permission. Distributed by PennSound.