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Podcast: Barry Gifford and Willy Vlautin celebrate the release of Gifford’s Imagining Paradise: New and Selected Poems at City Lights Bookstore
October 12, 2012
Barry Gifford and Willy Vlautin met for an evening to celebrate the release of Gifford’s Imagining Paradise: New and Selected Poems (Seven Stories Press) at City Lights Bookstore on May 31st, 2012. Published in The New Yorker, La Nouvelle Revue Française, and in nearly a hundred magazines and poetry journals from Los Angeles to Tokyo; from Lawrence, Kansas to Rome; Madrid; Paris; London; Beijing and Bucharest, poems by Barry Gifford have been describing and changing our world for nearly half a century. Here in one volume for the first time is the poet’s own choices from his nine previous collections, as well as a rich selection of new poems. Altogether, Imagining Paradise represents the tremendous achievement of an underground poet who lasted.
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May 31, 2012
Yo San Francisco!
Barry Gifford, author of over 40 books of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry–including Wild at Heart, will be reading from his forthcoming poetry book Imagining Paradise (April 2012) at City Lights Books on May 31, at 7:00pm. He’ll be joined in song by the writer and singer Willy Vlautin.
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City Lights Books is located at:
261 Columbus Avenue at Broadway
San Francisco, CA 94133
phone: (415) 362-8193