THERMOS’s editors will all be in New Orleans Nov. 7-9 to host the second annual Poetry Exchange Project Symposium at Tulane University and at other locations in the city. All events are free and open to the public. If you’re in the area, please stop by. — AS
Friday, Nov. 8 (Tulane campus, St. Charles Ave. side)
11:30am: PXP presentations, Norman Mayer Hall, Rm. 125
Students from Tulane, University of Georgia, and University of the Arts deliver
presentations of completed PXP projects.
1:00 pm: Panel A: Poetry Beyond the Classroom (Norman Mayer Hall, Rm. 200B)
Moderator: Dan Rosenberg
Panelists: Nik De Dominic, Melissa Dickey, Anne Marie Rooney, Jay Thompson
1:00 pm: Panel B: Poetic Lineage (Norman Mayer Hall, Rm. 125)
Moderator: Andy Stallings
Panelists: Peter Cooley, Robert Fernandez, Carolyn Hembree, Laura Walker
2:00 pm: Panel C: The Life of Contemporary Poetry (Norman Mayer Hall, Rm. 200B)
Moderator: Zach Savich
Panelists: Matt Hart, Mary Hickman, Paul Killebrew, Teresa Villa-Ignacio
3:30 pm: Ian Zelazny Memorial All-City Student Reading (Norman Mayer Hall Rm. 200B)
25-30 students from schools and universities around the city and region read poems.
6:00 pm: PXP Keynote Reading (Rogers Memorial Chapel)
Robert Fernandez, Matt Hart, Mary Hickman, Paul Killebrew, Anne Marie Rooney and Laura
Walker read new poetry.
9:30 pm: Party and Concert (2433 St. Claude Ave., Entrance on Music St., byob)
Students and symposium participants are all invited!
Saturday, Nov. 9 (Buddhist Community Center, 623 N. Rendon St.)
12:00 pm: Hunter Deely Memorial Reading
Brief readings by Carroll Beauvais, Megan Burns, Carrie Chappell, Peter Cooley, Nik De
Dominic, Melissa Dickey, Cassandra Donish, Maia Elgin, Rebecca Morgan Frank,
Elizabeth Gross, Michael Jeffrey Lee, Kay Murphy, Brad Richard, Dan Rosenberg,
Zach Savich, Shelly Taylor, Jay Thompson, Afton Wilky, Mark Yakich