Artists Space

Segue Reading Series: Duriel E. Harris & Michael Gottlieb

This reading is presented as part of the Segue Reading Series.

A cut-out reproduction of a painting depicting a figure being beheaded is collaged over a black and white photograph of a renaissance style interior. Black text over the top half of the image reads "Michael Gottlieb / Duriel E. Harris," and in the bottom corner black text reads "Segue."
Flyer for Segue Reading Series featuring Michael Gottlieb and Duriel E. Harris. Saturday, October 3, 2020, Artists Space. Artist: Keith Higginbotham [A cut-out reproduction of a painting depicting a figure being beheaded is collaged over a black and white photograph of a renaissance style interior. Black text over the top half of the image reads "Michael Gottlieb / Duriel E. Harris," and in the bottom corner black text reads "Segue."]

Duriel E. Harris is the author of No Dictionary of a Living Tongue, Drag, and Amnesiac, as well as the one-woman theatrical performance Thingification. She is cofounder of the avant garde poetry/performance trio The Black Took Collective. The 2018 Offen Poet, Harris teaches at Illinois State University and is the editor of Obsidian: Literature & Arts in the African Diaspora.

Michael Gottlieb is the author of over twenty books, most recently Mostly Clearing. His Selected Poems is forthcoming next year. Several of his works have been adapted for the stage, including his 9/11 poem “The Dust.” He works in tech and divides his time between NYC and Connecticut.