Literary Events

Kenneth Goldsmith

When: Tue., March 11, 5:30 p.m. 2008

On September 1, 2000, Kenneth Goldsmith started retyping that day's New York Times verbatim, page after page. This project, which he called a paragon of "uncreative writing," later became his book, DAY.Hailed as one of America's leading conceptual poets, vowing to someday drain himself of all creativity, Goldsmith has staged other such projects: For instance, he recorded everything he said for a week and transcribed weather reports for a solid year. In the Mills Hall Living Room at MillsCollege (5000 Macarthur Blvd., Oakland) on March 11, ask him how the heck he gets away with it. 5:30 p.m.

Anneli Star Josselin Rufus

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