>The Poetry Project/School of Visual Arts/NYU & Columbia University Present: Naked Lunch @ 50


Wednesday October 7- Saturday October 10

School of Visual Arts (SVA), in conjunction with Columbia University and New York University (NYU), are presenting a series of free events to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the publication of Naked Lunch, with Screenings, talks and readings at all locations. Check the SVA website for complete schedule & list of guests, which will include poet Michael McClure, Burroughs scholar Oliver Harris (editor Yage Letters Redux, The Letters of William Burroughs 1945-1959) , Barry Miles (The Beat Hotel), Regina Weinreich (Kerouac’s Spontaneous Poetics), Anne Waldman, producer Hal Willner, among many others.

The Poetry Project at St Mark’s Church will kick things off Wednesday night (October 7) with readings by Eric Andersen, John Giorno, Jan Herman, Thurston Moore, Genesis Breyer P-Orridge, Simon Pettet, Jürgen Ploog, Anne Waldman, Nick Zedd alongside digital a projection presentation of Kate Simon’s Burroughs photos. Poetry project website >>

SVA website >>

Columbia University website >>


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Filed under Anne Waldman, Barry Miles, Genesis Breyer P-Orridge, Hal Willner, Naked Lunch, Oliver Harris, Simon Pettet, Thurston Moore, William S Burroughs

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