[Local events] Sun 8/7, Kimberly Lyons & Vyt Bakaitis

Passages Bookshop david at passagesbookshop.com
Thu Jul 28 22:33:39 PDT 2016

/Please join us for a rare visit to Portland by/

*Kimberly Lyons*
*& Vyt Bakaitis*

/who will read from their work on/
Sunday**, August 7*
7:00 pm


*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. 
Norton, 1998).
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