The Poetry Project

VIDEO: Robert Kelly: A Celebration

September 23, 2020

ROBERT KELLY: A CELEBRATION was a gathering to mark the occasion of Robert Kelly's 85th birthday, as well as the publication of A City Full of Voices: Essays on the Work of Robert Kelly, the second in a two-volume set of collections, preceded by A Voice Full of Cities: The Collected Essays of Robert Kelly. We are pleased to share this portfolio of interview material, poems from Kelly, a video by Pierre Joris & Nicole Peyrafitte, as well as remarks and contributions from Charlotte Mandell, George & Susan Quasha, Kimberly Lyons, Norman Weinstein, Billie Chernicoff, Mary Caponegro & Michael Ives, Tamas Panitz, Jerome Rothenberg, Elizabeth Robinson, Anne Waldman, Thomas Meyer, Ian Dreiblatt, John Yau, Peter Monaco, Joel Newberger, and Rainer Hanshe.