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Introduced by Charles Bernstein
  • Monday, October 23, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Kelly Writers House

James Sherry is the author of 13 books of poetry and prose, most recently The Oligarch: Rewriting Machiavelli’s The Prince (Palgrave, 2017) and Entangled Bank (Chax, 2016), an book of environmental poems. In 1976, he began Roof Magazine, a magazine of innovative writing that ran quarterly for 10 issues and was notable for documenting the New York School and as a seminal publication of Language Writing, flarf poetry and ecopoetics. In 1977, he started the Segue Foundation, Inc. ( that has produced more than 10,000 literary and art events over nearly 40 years. In 1979, he started Roof Books (, an imprint that has published more than 140 titles of innovative writing. He lives in New York City.