Readings (Video and Audio)

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Readings

Philip Metres has given hundreds of readings in the past twenty years all over the world: in bars in Cork and Beirut, in a library in Moscow, in a coffee house in Sandusky and at the Seamus Heaney Home Place in Bellaghy, in private academies and public high schools, in a Belfast bookstore and in a Buffalo grain silo, at the Poetry Project at St. Mark’s Place, and in colleges and universities–Amherst College, Dartmouth College, Denison University, Georgetown University, Kenyon College, Harvard University, University of Michigan, Northwestern University, Oberlin College, Princeton University, University of Southern California, and Wesleyan University.


A reading of abu ghraib arias (produced by Mike MacDonald, co-readers Danny Caine, Mike MacDonald, Jackie Orchard, and Paige Webb, 2013)

Fishouse poems website/Metres page

 

Poetry Reading at Reed College, 11/8/2012

“Compline” (from Sand Opera), 2012

In 2014, I was been awarded a Creative Workforce Fellowship. The Creative Workforce Fellowship is a program of the Community Partnership for Arts and Culture. The Fellowship program is supported by the residents of Cuyahoga County through a public grant from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture.

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I was awarded the 2010 Cleveland Arts Prize for Emerging Artist for work the jury has called “beautiful, powerful, and magnetically original.”  Here’s a clip.

Poetry in the Everyday” projects by some of my students. In these projects, students bring poems off the page and into the world–as broadsides, as dance, as video mashups, as songs.

Listen to stories recorded by my students and me at the Peace Show 2007

Listen to the “Poems of Peace and War” event from the Chicago Humanities Festival (2006).

Pics from Installation of “Farther and Farther On,” Literature and Culture Conference Since 1900, Louisville, Kentucky. February 2007.

 

Philip Metres has given hundreds of readings in the past twenty years all over the world: in bars in Cork and Beirut, in a library in Moscow, in a coffee house in Sandusky and at the Seamus Heaney Home Place in Bellaghy, in private academies and public high schools, in a Belfast bookstore and in a Buffalo grain silo, at the Poetry Project at St. Mark’s Place, and in colleges and universities–Amherst College, Dartmouth College, Denison University, Georgetown University, Kenyon College, Harvard University, University of Michigan, Northwestern University, Oberlin College, Princeton University, University of Southern California, and Wesleyan University.

Contact Philip Metres

If you would like Phil to read at your upcoming event, or would like to invite Sergey Gandlevsky or Lev Rubinstein, contact me at pmetresATjcu.edu