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Interviews


Click on the News page for links to Beth’s most recent interviews. Below is the interview archive:

“Elegy, Silence, Catharsis”
Listen to Beth at Fishouse

“The Lyric You, God-intoxication, Big Fetuses” 
Devil’s Lake

“voices and shadows and fireflies and after-images and debris” 
In Verse the Feet Went Bare

“I’ve never been fishing but I know what it means to try to hook things, how to lure.”
Watch Beth on Connie Martinson Talks Books

“I’d like to see Swan Lake.”
12 or 20 questions @ rob mclennan’s blog

“imminent danger and the threat of dog-on-dog violence, things wild, things bred.”
Nashville Review

“glass: blown animals, a body to breathe into, heat and shaping.” 
Chapter 16

Audio (click on Soundcloud for the latest)


Summer 2010 Reading at the The Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference
00:00 through 13:30

Poems and Q & A @ Fishouse
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Listen to Beth on L.A.’s Classical KUSC *Arts Alive*
(WS Merwin @ 24:30; Beth @ 28:00)
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Past Events


Temper Book Launch Reading with Lorraine Lopez
Vanderbilt University; September 9, 2009

NYC Book Launch w/ Nick Flynn & Alex Lemon
Pete’s Candy Store; Brooklyn, NY; October 10, 2009
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Reading with Alex Lemon
Ramapo College NJ; October 12, 2009

AWP Award Series Reading
AWP Denver; April 7-10, 2010

Emerging Writers Festival with Jericho Brown
Franklin & Marshall College; April 14-16, 2010

Kingsley and Kate Tufts Award Reading with D.A. Powell
Pasadena Museum of California Art; April 22, 2010

DO NOT RISE Book Launch w/ Tony Earley
Vanderbilt University, TN; January 29, 2015 Furman 114 7pm

Sarah Lawrence College, NY; February 3, 2015

The Rumpus Late Night Poetry Show presents
David Roderick, Beth Bachmann & Nick Flynn w/ special guest Stephen Elliott

Cornelia Street Cafe, NYC; February 4, 2015 6-7:30pm $8 incl one drink

College of Charleston, SC; February 26, 2015 7pm

Panel on the extreme w/ Nick Flynn, Jamaal May & Tarfia Faizullah
AWP 2015; MN; Friday April 10, 2015 Room 211 C&D, Level 2 10:30am

A Reading w/ the Pitt Poetry Series: New Voices
AWP 2015; MN; Friday April 10, 2015 Room 101 B&C, Level 1 3pm

 A Reading w/ Nick Flynn, Mass Poetry Festival
Saturday May 2, 2015 11am-12pm PEM Morse Auditorium

A Reading w/ David Baker Friday Sept 25, 2015 6:30pm Parnassus Books

Miami Book Fair, Nov 21, 2015

Loyola University in Baltimore, MD; Feb 18, 2016

15th Rosenberry Writers’ Conference (Featured Poet), CO; Mar 1-2, 2016

Washington University in St. Louis, MO; March 24, 2016

Panel on Sex, Drugs n’ Rock n’ Roll w/ Nick Flynn, Saeed Jones, Kristin Naca
AWP 2016; Los Angeles

Kate/Kingsley Tufts Awards Reading w/ Afaa Weaver, Yona Harvey, Michael Ryan
AWP 2016; Los Angeles

Brooklyn Book Festival with Cynthia Cruz, Reginald Dwayne Betts, Patrick Rosal 
Sunday September 18th 2pm North Stage

Hunger and Hallelujah: An Afternoon of Poetry w/ Rico Frederick, Cynthia Manick, David McLoghlin Sunday October 16, 4:00PM; BookCourt, Brooklyn

Poets Out Loud: w/ Laurie Ann Guerrero Monday November 14, 7:00PM; Fordham University

Reading w/ Ladan Osman and Sam Sax Wed Dec 7, 7:00PM; Berl’s Poetry Shop, Brooklyn

Beth

Currently at work on a book of poems about peace called Cease, Beth Bachmann teaches in the MFA program at Vanderbilt University.

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Temper

Beth Bachmann’s first book,Temper (2009), won the AWP Donald Hall Poetry prize and the Kate Tufts Discovery Award

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Do Not Rise

A book about war, memory, and PTSD. Pitt Poetry Series, coming 2015

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