Join the MIT Press Bookstore in welcoming poets Alan Bernheimer and Donald Wellman.
Alan Bernheimer’s latest collection is From Nature. Recent work has appeared at Across the Margin and at SFMOMA’s Open Space and in The Equalizer, The Delineator, and Hambone, and his collection The Spoonlight Institute was published in 2009. Born and raised in Manhattan, he has lived in the Bay Area since the 1970s. He produces a portrait gallery of poets reading on flickr. His translation of Philippe Soupault’s memoir, Lost Profiles: Memoirs of Cubism, Dada, and Surrealism, was published by City Lights in 2016.
Donald Wellman, is a poet, editor, and translator. His recent book of poetry is Essay Poems. Other books include The Cranberry Island Series, A North Atlantic Wall, Prolog Pages, and Fields. For several years, he edited O.ARS, a series of anthologies devoted to topics bearing on postmodern poetics. Books of poetry in translation include Emilio Prados, Enclosed Garden; Antonio Gamoneda, Description of the Lie; and Gravestones. Recent critical work includes Albiach / Celan: Reading Across Languages (Annex 2017) and Expressivity in Modern Poetry, newly released from Fairleigh Dickinson University Press.