[Local events] Sun 8/7, Kimberly Lyons & Vyt Bakaitis
david at passagesbookshop.com
Thu Jul 28 22:33:39 PDT 2016
/Please join us for a rare visit to Portland by/
*& Vyt Bakaitis*
/who will read from their work on/
Sunday**, August 7*
*Passages Bookshop* <http://www.passagesbookshop.com>
1223 NE ML King Blvd.
*Kimberly Lyons *is the author of /Calcinatio/ (Faux Press, 2014),
/Rouge/ (Instance Press, 2013), /The Practice of Residue/ (Subpress,
2012), and /Saline/ (Instance Press, 2005), and most recently the e-book
/Approximately Near/ (www.metambesen.org). In past years, she has
organized all day conferences on the poetics of Robert Kelly and Basil
King, and a day of screenings and talks around George Quasha’s poetry in
video portraits, all at Anthology Film Archives in New York. Lyons
publishes Lunar Chandelier Press and lives in Chicago.
*Vyt Bakaitis*, a native of Lithuania, has lived in New York City since
1968. His books of poems include /Deliberate Proof/ (Lunar Chandelier,
2010), /City Country/ (Black Thistle, 1991), and /con/structs/ (visual
poems & photographs, 2001). He edited and translated the anthology of
twentieth-century Lithuanian poetry /Breathing Free/ (2001); other
translations include two collections of the poems of Jonas Mekas —
/There Is No Ithaca/ (Black Thistle), with a foreword by Czeslaw Milosz,
and /Daybooks/ (Portable Press at YoYo Labs) — as well as poems of
Arthur Rimbaud and Paul Celan, and his versions of works by Friedrich
Hölderlin and Adam Mickiewicz are included in /World Poetry/ (W. W.
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