Ed Roberson and Michael Palmer

Saturday, October 11, 2014, 7:00 pm
Photo of Ed Roberson
Poets Ed Roberson and Michael Palmer read from their work. Free for SF State students and Poetry Center members, $5 low income, $10 general.
Unitarian Center, 1187 Franklin Street, San Francisco
The Poetry Center and American Poetry Archives
Unitarian Center
Event extras: 

Ed Roberson

Ed Roberson has written eight books of poetry, including Voices Cast Out to Talk Us In, a winner of the Iowa Poetry Prize; To See the Earth Before the End of the World; and The New Wing of the Labyrinth (Singing Horse Press, 2010). Atmosphere Conditions was selected for the National Poetry Series and nominated for the Lenore Marshall Award from the Academy of American Poets. A recipient of the Lila Wallace Writers’ Award and the 2008 Shelley Memorial Award from the Poetry Society of America, he is distinguished artist-in-residence at Northwestern University.

Michael Palmer

Born in New York City in 1943 and longtime San Francisco resident, Michael Palmer publishes nearly all his poetry with New Directions: At Passages (1995); The Lion Bridge: Selected Poems 1972 – 1995 (1998); The Promises of Glass (2000); Codes Appearing: Poems 1979 – 1988 (2001); Company of Moths (2005); and, most recently, Thread (2011). He is the translator of works by Emmanuel Hocquard, Vicente Huidobro and Alexei Parshchikov, among others, and the editor of Code of Signals: Recent Writings in Poetics. Palmer has collaborated with Margaret Jenkins Dance Co. for more than 30 years.

Press coverage

SF Weekly, October 9, 2014