Jerome Rothenberg in Washington Heights


On March 17th, Jerome Rothenberg will be live in Washington Heights and Word Up will be popping up once again to bring you great books from local authors and more. Come on by at 2pm at 178 Bennett Avenue, 3rd Floor (corner of 189th).

Here is the info for this event.

“On a rare visit from the West Coast, poetry legend Jerome Rothenberg will be reading at the Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance (NoMAA) Gallery on Sunday, March 17th at 2pm.

Author of over a hundred books of poetry, translations, and anthologies, Rothenberg is known for his ground-breaking contributions to global cultural movements, and engagement with ancient and contemporary Jewish poetry, tribal poetics, American Indian culture, Dadaism, and more.

Click here for a full biography from the American Academy of Poets:

The reading will be followed by a reception and discussion facilitated by Northern Manhattan poet and performer Jake Marmer. Refreshments will be served.

Co-sponsored by the Dorot Foundation, Fort Tryon Jewish Center, Word Up, and NoMAA.

The reading is free but seating is limited – please RSVP with”


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