22 Feb

February 22, 2018
New York, NY,

POETS SPEAK: Will Schutt and Peter Valente on Fabio Mauri


New York, NY,

In conjunction with the exhibition 'Fabio Mauri. With Out.' Hauser & Wirth and the Poetry Society of America co-present a reading and talk with Will Schutt and Peter Valente on Mauri's work, the climate during his life, and on his two friends and sources of inspiration, Pier Paolo Pasolini and Edoardo Sanguineti.

Will Schutt is the author of Westerly, winner of the 2012 Yale Series of Younger Poets Award. A graduate of Oberlin College and Hollins University, he is the recipient of fellowships from the James Merrill House and the Stadler Center for Poetry. His translations from Italian have appeared in Agni, Harvard Review, The Southern Review, and elsewhere.

Peter Valente is the author of A Boy Asleep Under the Sun: Versions of Sandro Penna, which was nominated for a Lambda award; The Artaud Variations; Let the Games Begin: Five Roman Writers: and The Catullus Versions. He is the translator of Blackout by Nanni Balestrini and Whatever the Name by Pierre Lepori, and co-translator of the chapbook, Selected Late Letters of Antonin Artaud, 1945-1947. In 2010, he turned to filmmaking and has completed 60 shorts to date, 24 of which were screened at Anthology Film Archives.

Free and open to the public.

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