AOT #443: Anne Waldman & Laura Wright Podcast Cross Worlds, Eleni Sikelianos Podcasts You Animal Machine
Editor Anne Waldman is the author of more than forty collections of poetry, the editor of numerous anthologies, and, for The Iovis Trilogy, the winner of the Shelley Memorial Award and the USA PEN Center Award for Poetry. She is a chancellor of the Academy of American Poets. Waldman reads from and discusses Cross Worlds: Transcultural Poetics: An Anthology, along with poet and translator Laura Wright, who co-edited the collection.
Eleni Sikelianos is the author of six previous books of poetry, most recently Body Clock and The California Poem; the hybrid memoir, The Book of Jon; and a translation of Jacques Roubaud’s Exchanges on Light. Sikelianos reads from and discusses You Animal Machine (The Golden Greek), a memoir of Melena, five-times married, mother, burlesque dancer, and “the hardest-assed woman to ever eat wood and bite nails.”
($18.95) Coffee House Press ISBN # 978-1-56689-360-2.