Friday / March 15 / 2013 / 7pm / Alice Yard
Krisantha Sri Bhaggiyadatta
Hosted by Artist in Residence Sandra Brewster, a reading and discussion with Sri Lankan poet Krisantha Sri Bhaggiyadatta, playing on the links between the Arts and History, Sri Lanka and the Caribbean, Africa and Asia. Krisantha, who is visiting from Sri Lanka, has read in Colombo, Beijing, New York, San Francisco, London, and Toronto. He will read from his latest work, Transfixion in Twilight. He is presently compiling: A Very Personal English History of the World. His books of poetry include: Cheqpoint in Heaven (2005), Aay Wha’ Kinda Indian Arr U? (1997), The 52nd State of Amnesia (1992), The Only Minority is the Bourgeoisie (1985), and Domestic Bliss (1981).