Celebrating the Work of Robert Coover: May 1 – 3

Brown University

With Sam Lipsyte, Carole Maso, Rikki Ducornet, Thalia Field, Shelly Jackson, Brian Evenson, Rick Moody, Ben Marcus, Bradford Morrow, Matthew Derby, etc.

Tuesday, 1 May

8 pm, 001 Salomon Center
Readings by Jonathan Baumbach, Robert Coover, Sam Lipsyte
& Ben Marcus
+ a multi-media music work by Butch Rovan (based on a Baudelaire
translation by Keith Waldrop)

Wednesday, 2 May

11 am, McCormack Family Theater, 70 Brown Street
Postmodernist Fiction, a Critical Assessment, with Geoffrey Green,
Heinz Ickstadt, Larry McCaffery & Brian McHale, moderated by Robert Scholes

3 pm, McCormack Family Theater
Readings by Brian Evenson, Thalia Field, Rick Moody, Wesley Stace & CD Wright

8 pm, 001 Salomon Center
John Wesley Harding’s Cabinet Of Unspeakable Wonders, featuring:
Daniel Falsenfeld
Kristin Hersh
The Jessold Consort (Evelyn Farney, Mila Henry and Jessica Schmitz)
Rick Moody
Ken Reid
Marcy Richardson, Soprano
Wesley Stace

Thursday, 3 May

11 am, McCormack Family Theater
Readings by Robert Arellano, Mary Caponegro, John Cayley, Geoffrey Green, Michael Joyce &  Joanna Scott

3 pm, McCormack Family Theater
Readings by Rikki Ducornet, Renee Gladman, Geoffrey Green, Shelley
Jackson, Carole Maso, Shahriar Mondanipour & Brad Morrow

8 pm, 001 Salomon Center
The Unspeakable Circus, countless manifestations of literary surprises, featuring Ringmaster Matt Derby

More info here.

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