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Geoffrey Nutter & Rachel Eliza Griffiths reading at the 2nd Annual New York Poetry Festival
Organized by the Poetry Society of New York, the 2nd Annual New York Poetry Festival took place at the heart of Governor's Island. Issue One contributors Geoffrey Nutter and Rachel Eliza Griffiths were among the featured poets. Read more – ‘Geoffrey Nutter & Rachel Eliza Griffiths reading at the 2nd Annual New York Poetry Festival’.
A celebration of Issue One at Pacific Standard
On 29 November 2011, Tongue hosted a launch party to celebrate the release and publication of its first issue. Held in Brooklyn, at Pacific Standard, the evening featured contributors' renditions of their own work and a good number of "embodied translations..." Read more – ‘A celebration of Issue One at Pacific Standard’.
Brian Oliu reads “Maniac Mansion”
As part of our ongoing devotion to new species of translations and collaboration, this reading by Brian Oliu of his poem/essay "Maniac Mansion" layers his voice atop a playthrough of Maniac Mansion, a groundbreaking point-and-click adventure game released in 1987. Read more – ‘Brian Oliu reads “Maniac Mansion”’.
Kiwao Nomura, Forrest Gander & Kyoko Yoshida at Poets House
Embodying the dynamism that is the hallmark of Kiwao Nomura's work, this selection of video and photos were taken at "Nerve Ant," a reading and conversation held at Poets House on 15 September 2011. More than just a performance and Q&A, "Nerve Ant" was a celebration of Spectacle and Pigsty, Nomura's first book of poems to be published in English. Joining him were acclaimed translators Forrest Gander, Kyoko Yoshida, and his wife, dancer Mariko Nomura. Read more – ‘Kiwao Nomura, Forrest Gander & Kyoko Yoshida at Poets House’.