Lost & Found Series 9 Book Launch

Join us to celebrate the launch of Lost & Found: the CUNY Poetics Document Initiative Series IX archival publications. Hear from Lost & Found editors Megan PaslawskiKhaled al-Hilli, Christopher Green, and Ariel Francisco as they share their archival journeys and experiences researching and editing previously unpublished texts and discoveries unearthed from personal and institutional archives around the world. They will present their Series IX publicationswhich include correspondences between acclaimed writer Lucia Berlin and poets Edward Dorn and Jennifer Dunbar Dorn; interviews which trace the literary encounters of Iraqi poet Sargon Boulus, including a facsimile of his short-lived Bay Area poetry journal, Tigris, featuring a long poem by Boulus’ friend Etel Adnan; a selection of unpublished poetry and writings from the Tlingit artist Jim Schoppert alongside never before seen sketches and studies from his personal papers; and a selection of poems translated for the first ever English language collection from the Haitian-Dominican poet and revolutionary fighter Jacques Viau Renaud. Read more about the books, authors, and editors HERE or below.

Free and open to all, please REGISTER to attend. This event takes place in the Martin E. Segal Theatre at the CUNY Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Ave, NYC 11226.

The readings and presentations will be followed by a question and answer session with the audience.Copies of Lost & Found Series IX books will be available at the event! Doors at 6pm, come and get your copies of the book, mingle, have a snack or drink and the event will start at 6:30pm.