Join us for an evening of OULIPO with Paolo Pergola and Doug Nufer reading works written through formal constraints:
Paolo's presentation will include visuals of constrained writing from Italy in Italian and English.
Doug will read from The Me Theme and talk about the influence of OULIPO.
Open discussion to follow.
About our readers:
Paolo Pergola has been a member of OPLEPO (the Italian homologous to OULIPO, the literary group based on constrained writing, founded by Raymond Queneau and François Le Lionnais) since 2012. He is the author of Passaggi- avventure di un autostoppista (Rides: The Adventures of a Hitchhiker) Exorma, 2013. His work has appeared in various Italian anthologies and literary magazines, and he has also translated Popeye into Italian.
Doug Nufer is the author of four books of poetry, including We Were Werewolves and The Dammed, and seven novels, including Never Again and By Kelman Out of Pessoa. In his most recent book of poems, The Me Theme, strings of letters repeat to form different words.
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