Emergency Feeling: Rachel Blau DuPlessis

We hope you'll join us for the first EMERGENCY FEELING reading, a collaboration between the WHENEVER WE FEEL LIKE IT and EMERGENCY reading series:

Rachel Blau DuPlessis
& a draft [beer] party
celebrating Pitch: Drafts 77-95 (Salt)

4pm, Saturday, September 11
Jose Pistolas, Philadelphia

RACHEL BLAU DUPLESSIS is an American poet-critic whose on-going long poem project, begun in 1986, is collected in Torques: Drafts 58-76, as well as in Drafts 1-38, Toll (Wesleyan U.P., 2001) , Drafts 39-57, Pledge, with Draft unnnumbered: Precis (Salt Publishing, 2004) and Pitch: Drafts 77-95 (Salt Publishing, 2010). DuPlessis was awarded a residency at Bellagio in 2007; she was the recipient of a Pew Fellowship for Artists and of the Roy Harvey Pearce/ Archive for New Poetry Prize, both in 2002.

EMERGENCY is curated by Julia Bloch and Sarah Dowling. WHENEVER WE FEEL LIKE IT is put on by Committee of Vigilance members Emily Pettit and Michelle Taransky. The Committee of Vigilance is a subdivision of Sleepy Lemur Quality Enterprises, which is the production division of The Meeteetzee Institute. http://wheneverwefeellikeit.blogspot.com/