TENDER BUTTONS PRESS
JUAN ARABIA & PATRICIO FERRARI
BILINGUAL POETRY READING
AT TORN PAGE – NEW YORK CITY
Juan Arabia (Buenos Aires, 1983) is a poet, translator, and literary critic. In addition to publishing five books of poetry, he has written extensively on John Fante and the Beat Generation. He has translated Arthur Rimbaud, Ezra Pound, and a book-length anthology of the Beat poets. His books of poetry have been published throughout Latin America, Europe, and China: El Enemigo de los Thirties (2015), L´Océan Avare (2018), Desalojo de la naturaleza (2018), and Hacia Carcassonne (2020), among others. He is a graduate from the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Buenos Aires, and the founder and director of Buenos Aires Poetry.
Patricio Ferrari is a polyglot poet, editor and literary translator. His work has appeared in The New Yorker (forthcoming), The Paris Review, The Southwest Review, Buenos Aires Poetry, Perfil, and other publications. His recent editions and translations include The Galloping Hour: French Poems by Alejandra Pizarnik (co-translated with Forrest Gander; New Directions, 2018) and The Complete Works of Alberto Caeiro by Fernando Pessoa (co-edited with Jerónimo Pizarro and co-translated with Margaret Jull-Costa; New Directions, 2020). He is currently completing “Elsehere,” a multilingual trilogy, alongside full-length translations from Portuguese (Álvaro de Campos, António Osório) and English (Frank Stanford and Martin Corless-Smith). Ferrari resides in New York City and teaches at Rutgers University.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2022
435 West 22nd Street, New York, NY 10011
Suggested donation: $15
Books will be available for sale
A portion of the book sales will go towards Tender Buttons Press, founded by Lee Ann Brown and Buenos Aires Poetry, founded by Juan Arabia for upcoming publishing projects.