and Philip Nikolayev will be reading at the Pierre Menard Galley
in Harvard Square on Sunday, May 22. The free reading begins at
6 p.m., and will be followed by free wine.
Eva Salzman is an American poet long resident in London. She
has co-edited Women's Work: an anthology of international
poetry, due out from Seren shortly. Her own latest book,
Double Crossing: New & Selected Poems, is published
by Bloodaxe, available from Dufour in the USA. She will also read
poems by her late friend, the poet Sarah Hannah, whose books
Longing Distance and The Latest Inflorescence, both
appearing posthumously, are published by Tupelo.
Philip Nikolayev's fourth collection of poems, Letters from
Aldenderry, is out of from Salt (UK). He is the translator
of Samuel Beckett's French poems, the editor of the Complete
Poems of Samuel Beckett (in preparation), and the editor
of Fulcrum: an annual of Poetry and Aesthetics. He will
read his original poems as well as his translations from Beckett.
Samuel Beckett won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1969.
Pierre Menard Gallery is located at 10 Arrow Street in Cambridge,
just around the corner from Cafe Pamplona, and is easily accessed
via the Harvard Square T Stop on the Red Line.