Kathryn Neurnberger and Paisley Rekdal - Shared screen with speaker view
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Omg I. Love this song
To echo Kate, welcome all! We’re very happy to celebrate the release of Kathryn Nuernberger’s THE WITCH OF EYE and Paisley Rekdal’s APPROPRIATE, both out this very week!
Order The Witch of Eye from our local bookstore, Antigone, or directly from Sarabande Books: http://www.sarabandebooks.org/titles-20192039/the-witch-of-eye-kathryn-nuernberger
great intro Alison!
That was a beautiful introduction, Alison Deming!
“Defiance, resistance, wit, and subterfuge.” Yes!
I don’t remember if Kate mentioned this or not, but because we have two readers with us tonight we’ll focus on their readings, and we won’t have a Q&A after. MFAs we’ll see you in colloquium tomorrow for conversation. Everyone else will have to resort to tweeting at our readers tonight.
“Also he was an idiot."
And please feel free to submit greetings and to amplify moments in the reading you enjoy here in the chat.
“….many of us start out meek…”
“They are the first to tell you many of us start out meek, as beautiful virtuous apologies of ourselves until, if we let them, the passing years make some more meaningful purpose of our lives. “ <3
“They are the first to tell you many of us start out meek, as beautiful virtuous apologies of ourselves until, if we let them, the passing years make some more meaningful purpose of our lives.”
Thank you for providing that whole quote.
Love the end of that essay, Kathryn. <3
So great! Just ordered the book.
I like the idea of Matt studying right there in your closet though also, Kate.
I love teaching the Bruce Lee essay collection at Indiana University!
Great intro Matt.
Really wonderful intro, Matt!
Wonderful intro, Matt!
That was so beautiful Matt!!!
Agreed, gorgeous intro!
Matt, that was beautiful.
Agreed, such a beautiful intro!
“Some deaths are good, and that makes them hard to grieve.”
A moving poem. Love the incense detail.
Love love love
Powerful poem, Paisley.
Yay Mae West!!!
Amazing! I love the original, and that’s such a wonderful companion.
LOVE LOVE your Mae West impersonations!
This is perfect lol
Awesome Mae West voice!
lmao--that was so fun!
clapping for no one but myself
Bishop to Mae West—perfect!
what a great project!!
I love this poem.
This is awesome and such important history.
“excessiveness of men” a collective noun just waiting to be made official
Wrote that one down
Lyricism and research, that's the way to go.
Totally stunned by this great project
“because it cost less to leave the evidence than drag it all back out” incredible, gutting. Can’t wait to have this book.
It never trapped their souls
These are so powerful!
Sui Sin Far!
What a great reading!!
Thanks for a great reading.
Thank you both. You inspire us.
Was that Scott Bakula behind Ander at one point?
Well done all!
This runs for a couple minutes then we’ll close up the zoom shop.
Thank you for a lovely reading, Kathryn and Paisley!
Alison you get a shoutout here in a sec
Thanks! This was such a nice event. And all these videos!
Wonderful readings from Kathryn & Paisley
Thank you all for coming! What a beautiful night of urgent new lyrical work.
Thankyou from Susan and Farid
beautiful cover too
Does Instacart sell sardine dresses
Thanks and good night!
Still shopping for mine
Thank you all for the invite!
next time we’ll have you in person!