Saturday 7 May, 3pm
William Corbett and Patrick James Dunagan
Unaffiliated Reading Series
186 Hampshire St
Next up in the Unaffiliated Reading series, we are presenting an event featuring William Corbett & Patrick James Dunagan, who will be discussing & reading pieces inspired by the artist Philip Guston, as well as reading other work of their own.
William Corbett is a poet who lives in Boston’s South End and teaches writing at MIT. He writes frequently on art, directs the small press Pressed Wafer and is on the advisory board of Manhattan’s CUE Art Foundation. Among his books are the memoirs Furthering My Education and Philip Guston’s Late Work: A Memoir. He edited Just the Thing: Selected Letters of James Schuyler and The Letters of James Schuyler to Frank O’Hara. His most recent book of poetry is The Whalen Poem.
Patrick James Dunagan lives in San Francisco. His first book, “There are people who think painters shouldn’t talk”: A GUSTONBOOK (Post-Apollo, 2011), is a workman’s notebook of sorts sketched out in response to years spent contemplating the work and life of Philip Guston.