Poetry Panel - with Joshua Weiner, Daisy Fried, and Francisco Aragón - at Conn Ave

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Saturday, April 9, 2022 - 3:00pm


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Joshua Weiner's translation (with Linda B. Parshall) of Nelly Sachs' Flight and Metamorphosis has been appearing for the last few years in publications such as Poetry, Harper's, and LitHub, featured by the Jewish Book Council, and adopted by the Goethe-Institut's book group. His most recent book of poetry is The Figure of a Man Being Swallowed by a Fish, and his reporting about the refugee situation in Germany, Berlin Notebook: Where Are the Refugees? was published as an e-book by LARB. The recipient of Whiting, Rome Prize, and Guggenheim fellowships, he teaches at University of Maryland and lives in Washington D.C.

Daisy Fried’s previous books are Women’s Poetry: Poems and Advice, My Brother is Getting Arrested Again, and She Didn’t Mean to Do it. Poems from The Year the City Emptied, her fourth book, have appeared in The Paris Review, The Nation, PN Review, Threepenny Review, Zocalo, Subtropics and elsewhere. An occasional book reviewer for the New York Times, Poetry Foundation, and elsewhere, as well as the recipient of Guggenheim, Hodder and Pew Fellowships, she is a member of the creative writing faculties of the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College and the University of the Arts in Philadelphia.

Francisco Aragón is the son of Nicaraguan immigrants. His books include, After Rubén, Glow of Our Sweat, and Puerta de Sol. He’s also the editor of, The Wind Shifts: New Latino Poetry. A native of San Francisco, CA, he is on the faculty of the University of Notre Dame’s Institute for Latino Studies, where he directs their literary initiative, Letras Latinas. He has read his work widely, including at universities, bookstores, art galleries, the Dodge Poetry Festival and the Split This Rock Poetry Festival.

5015 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008
Fiction & Poetry
Flight and Metamorphosis: Poems: A Bilingual Edition By Nelly Sachs, Joshua Weiner (Translated by) Cover Image
By Nelly Sachs, Joshua Weiner (Translated by)
ISBN: 9780374157081
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - March 15th, 2022

The Year the City Emptied: After Baudelaire By Daisy Fried Cover Image
ISBN: 9781733273480
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(This book cannot be returned.)
Published: Flood Editions - March 14th, 2022

After Rubén By Francisco Aragon Cover Image
ISBN: 9781597098571
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Published: Red Hen Press - May 5th, 2020