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Tribute to Siv Cedering
Dedication of Sculpture and Reading
Date and Time:
September 20, 2012 – 6:00PM
Free and Open to All
Join us for a celebration of the work of the life of Siv Cedering (1939-2007), the Swedish-born American poet and novelist. Her sculpture, entitled “Blueprint for an Ascension,” will be dedicated by her husband, Hans Van de Bovenkamp, and installed at Poets House. Cedering was the author of four books of translation and 18 books of poetry and prose, including her collection, Cup of Cold Water, in which she paired her poems with her photographs, and The Blue Horse and Other Night Poems.
6:00PM: Dedication of Cedering’s “Blueprint for an Ascension” by Hans van de Bovenkamp
7:00PM: Reading featuring Philip Appleman, Janice Bishop, Fran Castan, Lucas Hunt, Samantha Mathis, Daniel Thomas Moran and Harris Yulin.
Introduced by Siv Cedering’s daughter Cedering Fox, director of Word Theatre, an organization which produces literary readings and workshops in the U.S. and Europe.