Archive for October, 2004

Nobel Laureat Joins the Suit

Denied the right to publish in the US, 2003 Nobel Peace Prize winner, Shirin Ebadi, joins Pen American Center and others in the battle against OFAC.

Bilingual Reading at ALTA Conference

TTP is introducing three contemporary Iranian poets at this year’s ALTA conference in Las Vegas. Other readers include Mahmood Karimi-Hakkak, Anthony A. Lee and Sholeh Wolpe.

Deporting the American Dream

An evening of immigration awareness and community, featuring live music, poetry, silent art auction etc. Participants include Matt Gonzales, President of the SF Board of Supervisors, and Amnesty International and Global Exchange. A benefit event.

6pm – 1am, STUDIO Z, 314 – 11th Street @ Folsom, San Francisco. $7-$20 sliding scale.

“Poetry Far From Home”

is the title of the article posted on AlterNet.org about TTP.

Publication Reading

Hogtown Creek Review’s new issue is soon released, containing translations of Ziba Karbassi and Majid Naficy’s poems! Reading hosted by guest editor, Glenn Ingersoll.

7:30 pm – Escape From New York Pizza reading series, 333 Bush street, SF. $5 suggested donation goes to benefit.