On 10 October 2016, the CPRC hosted a session on ‘Poetry, Poetics, Collaboration, Translation: the Art of Susan Bee and Charles Bernstein’.

Thanks to Colin Still of Optic Nerve for making these recordings available.

Track 1. Autopsychographia
Track2. Preface to ‘Pitch of Poetry’
Track 3. Thank You for Saying ‘You’re Welcome’
Track 4. If I Were Fire the world Would Burn
Track 5. Come to Think of It
Track 6. Pinky’s Rule

Susan Bee is an artist, who lives in Brooklyn. She has had seven solo shows at A.I.R. Gallery, NY, and solo shows at Southfirst Gallery and Accola Griefen Gallery in NY. She has a BA from Barnard College and a MA in Art from Hunter College. Bee has published sixteen artist’s books. She has collaborated with poets including: Susan Howe, Charles Bernstein, Regis Bonvicino, Rachel Levitsky, Jerome McGann, and Jerome Rothenberg. Fabulas Feminae with writing by Johanna Drucker from Litmus Press was published in 2015. Hopefully, The Island with a poem by Rachel Levitsky was published by Belladonna in 2016. She is the coeditor with Mira Schor of M/E/A/N/I/N/G Online. Bee received a Guggenheim Fellowship in Fine Arts in 2014. She teaches at the University of Pennsylvania.

Charles Bernstein’s Pitch of Poetry, new essays, was published this Spring by the University of Chicago Press. His most recent book of poems is Recalculating (Chicago, 2013). In 2010, Farrar, Straus & Giroux published All the Whiskey in Heaven: Selected Poems. Bernstein is Donald T. Regan Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Pennsylvania, where he is co-director of PennSound. More info at epc.buffalo.edu.