October 11, 2008

Delhi - Open Baithak returns - Oct 13



Monday October 13, 6.30 pm
Vasant Vihar, New Delhi
(please email us for complete address and directions)

Bruce Berger is best known for his poety and essays exploring the intersections of nature and culture. His poems have appeared in "Poetry", "Barron's", "Orion" and various literary reviews, and have been collected in "Facing the Music". He won the 2005 Colorado Authors' League Award for Poetry and was a featured poet in "Light".

Berger grew up in suburban Chicago and graduated from Yale University with a B. A. in English. During graduate work at the University of California, Berkeley, wondering what Crater Lake looked like in the snow, he chucked his books down the library chute and left academia. He played piano professionally for three years in Spain, and more recently has played benefit classical recitals in Mexico.


We begin the evening with an OPEN READING. Poets and writers who are interested in performing can sign up 6 pm onwards. Each performer gets 5 mins; 9 slots only. Be there!

CO-SPONSORED by the American Center, New Delhi
CONTACT openbaithak@gmail.com

OPEN BAITHAK is a meeting place for poets and writers in Delhi who are innovating with ways of presenting their work to audiences; for artists experimenting with performance as a medium of artistic expression; and for readers and audience of poetry and performance.

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