Ariana Reines Reading From Mercury and The Origin of the World

@ 8:00pm

Scrivener’s Monthly presents an evening with New York poet, playwright and translator Ariana Reines. For her first visit to Vancouver, she will read some brand new stuff, alongside selections from her recent books of poetry Thursday (2012) and Mercury (2011).

Ariana Reines is a New York based poet. She has published several books of poetry including Coeur de Lion (Mal-O-Mar, 2007; FenceBooks, 2011) and The Cow (Fence Books, 2006), and her play Telephone produced by The Foundry Theatre in 2009 received two Obie Awards. She has presented performances at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, MoMA, The Swiss Institute, and Stuart Shave Modern Art.  Current projects include The Origin of the World,  a pamphlet commissioned by Semiotext(e) for the 2014 Whitney Biennial and Mortal Kombat, a kung-fu drama, for the Mouvement Biel/Bienne Festival in Switzerland, August 2014.