The Grand Piano
Saturday, October 4, 3:00 PM
The Wendell W. Anderson, Jr., Auditorium Walter B. Ford II Building College for Creative Studies
John R & Frederick Douglass Streets, Detroit
Steve Benson, Carla Harryman, Lyn Hejinian Tom Mandel, Ted Pearson, Kit Robinson, and Barrett Watten perform an ensemble reading from The Grand Piano: An Experiment in Collective Autobiography San Francisco, 1975 – 1980
Followed by a publication party & Grand Piano book display.
The Grand Piano is an experiment in collective autobiography by ten writers identified with the rise of Language poetry in San Francisco. It takes its name from a coffeehouse at 1607 Haight Street in San Francisco where from 1976 to 1979 the authors participated in a reading and performance series.
Free and open to the public