Hardly Strictly + Litquake

If you're ready to trail back to the neighborhood¬†Sunday afternoon, Oct. 6th, by 4:30 or so -- after three or four days of Golden Gate Park crowds for Hardly Strictly Bluegrass -- we'll extend the spirit of the affair here at Bird & Beckett.¬† And … [Read more...]

Sunday, March 10th, at 2 pm:
Retrofitting Babel – An Informal Talk about Translation and Translators

Carlos Suarez addresses a few salient issues of translation: How to make a mess and influence literary history without getting caught. The at times amusing troubles poetry translators get into, and how they survive them. The uses of mirrors … [Read more...]

Thursday, January 31st:
Poets Richard Silberg
& Willis Barnstone

Thursday, Jan. 31st at 7 pm: Two distinguished poets, reading their original poems and translations. Richard Silberg reads from his new collection of poems, The Horses: New and Selected Poems, published in September of last year by Red Hen … [Read more...]