“Bridging the Waters”

Date and Time: April 12, 2014, 12 noon Event Location: Elizabeth Kray Hall
POETS HOUSE, 10 River Terrace, NYC 10282 Tel: 212/431-7920
Admission: Free, including refreshments, and Open to the Public

Join Cross-Cultural Communications and Korean Expatriate Literature in celebrating the publication Bridging the Waters: An International Bilingual Poetry Anthology (Korean, American, Other) (2013), as part of a celebration of Korean poetry in exchange with poets from all parts of the world.

Stanley H. Barkan, poet/publisher of Cross-Cultural Communications, and Yoon-Ho Cho, poet/publisher of Korean Expatriate literature will introduce the multilingual event, featuring many of the poets and translators included in the anthology and/or other CCC/KEL publications, reading in their original language (Arabic, Bengali, Bukusu, Bulgarian, Catalan, Dutch, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Persian, Russian, Serbian, Sicilian, Spanish, Swahili, Tungen, Turkish, Yiddish), in English and English translation, and Korean and Korean translation.

These include in person or *represented by other participants or just with their creative work:

AMERICAN POETS & TRANSLATORS: Maria Bennett, Laura Boss, Mia Barkan Clarke, Arthur Dobrin, Kristine Doll, *John Dotson, Charles Fishman, Maria Mazziotti Gillan, *David Gershator, Jim Gwyn, Leigh Harrison,*William Heyen, Lisa Horowitz, *Carolyn Mary Kleefeld, Alyssa Lappen, *Genine Lentine, Robin Metz, *Sheryl St. Germain, Dan Shapiro, *Hal Sirowitz, *Neal Whitman, Bill Wolak

INTERNATIONAL POETS & TRANSLATORS & PERFORMERS & ARTISTS: Hassanal Abdullah, *Luis Alberto Ambroggio, Fuad Attal, Rita Balmina, Bebe Barkan, Mark Barkan, *Helen Bar-Lev, Sultan Catto, *Lidia Chiarelli, *Aura Christi (tr. Olimpia Iacob), David Curzon, *Nicolò D’Alessandro, *Isaac Goldemberg, *Adel Gorgy, *Mary Gorgy, *Mahmood Karimi-Hakak, Michael Khakula, Dorcas Kiptoo, Silvia Kofler, *Naoshi Koriyama, Biljana D. Obradović, Mark Polyakov, Nino Provenzano, Mindy Rinkewich, *Georgine Sanders, *Johnmichael Simon, *Marsha Solomon, *Aldo Tambellini, Peter Thabit Jones, *Tchouki, *Vantzeti Vassilev, Bissera Videnova, *Tino Villanueva

KOREAN-AMERICAN POETS & TRANSLATORS & PERFORMERS: Chung W. Bea, Mee Soon Bae, Kwang-ryul Cho, Yoon-Ho Cho, Michelle Chung, Sang-Hee Kwak, Byoung K. Park, Kyung-Nyun Kim Richards, Rachel S. Rhee, Christina Shin, Irene S. Yoon

This event is dedicated in memoriam to  Cho Ji-hoon  (1920-1968),  Ko Won  (1925-2008), &  Leo Vroman  (1915-2014).

The sponsors are grateful for the cooperation of Robert Turley, Director of The Korean Art Society.

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