Francesco Levato & Amish Trivedi at Myopic Books, Saturday, November 7 at 7:00pm
Saturday, November 7 at 7:00pm
1564 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60622
Francesco Levato is a poet, translator, and new media artist. Recent books include Endless, Beautiful, Exact; Elegy for Dead Languages; War Rug, a book length documentary poem; and Creaturing (as translator). He has collaborated and performed with various composers, including Philip Glass, and his cinépoetry has been exhibited in galleries and featured at film festivals in Berlin, Chicago, New York, and elsewhere. He founded the Chicago School of Poetics, holds an MFA in Poetry, and is a PhD candidate in English Studies.
Amish Trivedi is the author of Sound/Chest (Coven Press, 2015), numerous chapbooks, and poems in places like New American Writing, Kenyon Review Online, and The Laurel Review. Reviews of books have been in Sink, Pleiades, and Jacket2 while music reviews have been in The Rumpus and ColdFront. He is the managing editor of N/A (nalitjournal.com), has an MFA from Brown University and is currently pursuing a PhD in English and Creative Writing at Illinois State University.