Work by Michelle Naka Pierce in Litscapes: Collected US Writings 2015

Michelle Naka Pierce, professor at the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics, has work in the new anthology Litscapes: Collected US Writings 2015. An anthology of writing from 82 contributors across the US, both established writers and relative newcomers, Litscapes includes poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and work that defies genre. The result is a bracing view of today’s vital literary landscape. Please see the link below for more information. Congratulations, Michelle!

Tsunami or Tuna Sammie?

Tsunami or Tuna Sammie?

A Talk About Art & Dharma by Robert Spellman

This event is presented by Naropa University’s Summer Writing Program, part of the annual Dharma Art Masters Series lectures, exploring the vast common terrain of meditation and creativity.


Wednesday, July 1st, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Naropa University Performing Arts Center
2130 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder, CO 80302


Robert Spellman is a Naropa University associate professor in visual arts, contemporary performance, and religious studies. He is a student of Naropa’s founder, Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, and a seasoned teacher of both meditation and art.

Steve Evans Lecture Tomorrow (Friday, 6/26)!

Steve Evans lecture tomorrow (Friday, 6/26)!
1:00-2:30 pm in P.A.C.

He will talk, show slides, and play sound files related to Black Mountain College, with an emphasis on the upcoming major exhibition, Leap Before You Look: Black Mountain College, 1933-1957, that will open at ICA/Boston this October before traveling to LA and Houston.

See you there!

Scholarship Reading Tonight!

Scholarship Reading Tonight!

7:30-9:30pm in the  PAC  (2130 Arapahoe Ave)

Angel Dominguez and Jason Burks

We will have readings from the recipients of the following awards:

The Zora Neale Hurston Award, The Summer Writing Program Scholarship in memory of Kari Edwards, The Leslie Scalapino Award, The Institute of American Indian Arts Award, The Wanda Coleman Award.


Richard Tuttle: “What Sanskrit Means to Me”

Richard Tuttle Lecture “What Sanskrit Means to Me”

Thursday June 25th at 1:00-2:30pm

Performing Arts Center (P.A.C.) 2130 Arapahoe Ave

Richard Tuttle is an American postminimalist artist known for his small, subtle, intimate works. His art makes use of scale and line. His works span a range of media, from sculpture, painting, drawing, printmaking , and artist’s books to installation and furniture. He lives and works in New York City, Abiquiú, New Mexico, and Mount Desert, Maine.


Parking: Turn South onto 20th Street (next to Snarfburger), and take your first left onto Marine Street, which ends at the Naropa Parking lot. Enter through the glass doors. The Performing Arts Center is at the end of the atrium on the right. To go to the Lincoln Gallery (see invitation below), exit the glass doors on the North side of the atrium, and go up three steps into the back door of the red brick Lincoln Schoolhouse.

A Review– Cross Worlds: On Transcultural Poetics: An Anthology

A review of the anthology edited by Anne Waldman, Cross Worlds: On Transcultural Poetics: An Anthology

Come to Our Faculty Reading!

On Saturday June 20th from 7:30-9:30pm

Faculty Reading with:


Rachel Levitsk


Selah Saterstrom

Laird Hunt

Sam “Chip” Delany


This event is FREE and open to the public!

Find us in the Performing Arts Center! (PAC: 2130 Arapahoe)