Loss Pequeño Glazier Poetry Book Reading.

 

Poet Loss Pequeno Glazier will be having a book launch, reading, and signing at City Lights Bookstore on Saturday, May 2nd at 3:00 p.m. His new book of poetry is Luna Lunera: Poems al-Andalus, a collection of poems that he has written over the years. A definite must-read for anyone interested in poetry.

 

Loss Pequeño Glazier is the author of Luna Lunera: Poems al-Andalus, "Digital Works", Anatman, Pumpkin Seed, Algorithm, Digital Poetics: the Making of E-Poetries, Small Press: An Annotated Guide, Prayer Wheels of Bluewater, and other books, digital, exhibition, and performance work. A poet and naturalist, his work draws on trans-cultural sources from Japan, India, the Himalayas, Europe, Latin America, and alternative communities in the U.S., Mexico, and Cuba. Forthcoming works include Smoky Mountain sutras, digital array poetics, eco-poetic meditations, Cuba writings, India narratives, and literary-poetic Andalusian invocations of Federico García Lorca. He spent 30 years at the University at Buffalo in an engagement with poetry, New Media, and digital poetics where he founded the Electronic Poetry Center, E-Poetry Festivals in Buffalo, London, Paris, Barcelona, and Buenos Aires, and UB Digital Poetry & Dance. At Buffalo, he worked with Robert Creeley and was a participant in the artistic community surrounding the Robert Duncan-Charles Olson-Jonathan Williams-John Cage legacies (Black Mountain II and the Olson Lectures) and the renowned SUNY Buffalo Poetics Program. He has extensively investigated the work of Charles Baudelaire, Arthur Rimbaud, Gertrude Stein, and Federico García Lorca, with numerous trips to France and Spain, also pursuing poetic investigations with suggestions from García Lorca's niece. He has studied with His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama and at Namgyal Monastery. He now lives, writes, and wanders amid innumerable magnificent wilderness peaks in western North Carolina's Smoky Mountain forest biome. He was last seen conversing with ancient Chinese mountain poets, and drinking rain-water energized by billion-year-old stars.

Event date: 
Saturday, May 2, 2020 - 3:00pm
Event address: 
3 East Jackson Street
City Lights Bookstore
Sylva, NC 28779

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