January 14, 2011

The Maximus Poems: A Marathon Reading


January 14-16, 2011

Joining the celebrations of poet Charles Olson's centennial that have taken place around the country over the past year, Spare Room has organized a three-day/three-location marathon reading of Olson's book-length epic, The Maximus Poems.

Locations, times, and readers are listed below. (Readers are listed in scheduled order, which is subject to change.)

For a compendium of Olson resources, including links to recordings, interviews, essays, and other documents, see the Olson pages at SUNY Buffalo's Electronic Poetry Center and the Poetry Foundation.


Friday, January 14, 4:00 - 9:00 pm
Switchyard Studios    109 E Salmon Street
Jacqueline Motzer, Jesse Morse, Zachary Schomburg, Christopher Luna, Dan Raphael, Laura Feldman, Michael Weaver, David Abel

Saturday, January 15, 2:00 - 7:00 pm
galleryHOMELAND    2505 SE 11th Avenue
Alicia Cohen, Sam Lohmann, Jennifer Bartlett, Jaye Harris, Donald Dunbar, John Hall, Susan Rankin, Dan Raphael, Rodney Koeneke, Endi Hartigan

Sunday, January 16, 2:00 - 7:00 pm
YU    800 SE 10th Avenue
Lisa Radon, Linda Austin, Tim DuRoche, Patrick Hartigan, Meredith Blankinship, Joseph Mainz,
Jamalieh Haley, David Weinberg, Castle, Paul Maziar, Drew Swenhaugen, James Yeary