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Sunday, May 16 • 10:15am - 11:15am
Constraint in Contemporary English and Spanish Experimental Poetry

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Three experimental poets working with different degrees of constraint engage in a conversation about their experiences with constraint in poetry, the bilingual collaborations to which they have contributed, and muse about the role of constraint in poetry in general, and in bilingual poetry, specifically.

Link to recording:  https://salemstate.zoom.us/rec/share/stFEWOJBLek5ciWrfm2bNL6wa7bZUy7oBV4Tgbc79X8zQ_7png3w-rSoHpCeFuc5.JVeeQm3yuQtTckjA

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Pedro Poitevin

Associate Professor, Salem State University
A mathematician by training and the author of some extreme feats of constrained experimental writing—ten million palindromic sonnets, a palindromic sestina, a sonnetina, and more—, Pedro Poitevin also writes poetry in both English and Spanish, and he translates poetry, primarily... Read More →
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Anthony Etherin

Anthony Etherin is a British experimental formal poet and publisher for the imprint Penteract Press. He is known for his use of strict, often combinatorial, literary restrictions, most notably palindromes, anagrams, and aelindromes, a restriction of his own invention. He also composes... Read More →
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Merlina Acevedo

A chess master and a master of the palindrome form and the epigram in Spanish, Merlina Acevedo is also a musician and a visual artist.

Sunday May 16, 2021 10:15am - 11:15am EDT