Anne Waldman – IPNHK 2015

Anne WALDMAN
 Anne Waldman 安妮•華曼
(1945) – USA 美國

Anne Waldman is a poet, performer, professor, editor and cultural activist. She is the former Director of the historic Poetry Project at St Mark’s Church in-the-Bowery in New York City, and co-founder with Allen Ginsberg of the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics at Naropa University in Boulder, Colorado where she is a Distinguished Professor of Poetics and Artistic Director of The Summer Writing Program. Allen Ginsberg often referred to Waldman as his “spiritual wife.” She is the author of over 40 books of poetry, including the mini-classic Fast Speaking Woman (City Lights), Marriage: A Sentence (Penguin Poets), the book-length hybrid Manatee/Humanity (Penguin Poets, 2009), and the feminist epic The Iovis Trilogy: Colors in the Mechanism of Concealment (Coffee House, 2011) which is the winner of the 2012 PEN Center USA Award for Poetry. Other recent books include Gossamurmur (Penguin Poets, 2013), Jaguar Harmonics (Post-Apollo Press, 2014) and the anthology Cross Worlds: Transcultural Poetics (Coffee House, 2014), co-edited with Laura Wright. Voice’s Daughter of a Heart Yet To Be Born is forthcoming from Coffee House Press in 2016. Waldman is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship (2013–14) and a Chancellor of The Academy of American Poets. She has lectured and presented her poetry in Japan, India, China (Wuhan and Beijing), Morocco, France, Belgium, and Canada in recent years. Publishers Weekly has deemed Waldman “a counter cultural giant.”


安妮‧華曼,集詩人、表演家、教授、編輯、文化活動家於一身,曾任「紐約聖馬克大教堂詩歌計劃」的主任,與艾倫‧金斯堡在科羅拉多州納羅帕大學一起創立傑克‧凱魯亞克解體詩藝學院。華曼現為納羅帕大學詩學榮譽教授,擔任該校夏季寫作課程的藝術主任。金斯堡常常把華曼稱為「心靈上的妻子」。她曾出版超過四十本詩集,包括精微經典系列詩集《快嘴女人》、《婚姻:審判》、《海牛╱人性》等等。華曼憑藉《曖葦絲三部曲:隱蔽機制的顏色》贏得「2012美國筆會詩歌獎」,2013–2014年獲得「古根漢獎金」,現為美國詩人學院的主席。近幾年,華曼到過日本、印度、中國、摩洛哥、法國、比利時和加拿大等國朗誦她的詩歌。《出版人週報》譽華曼為「反文化巨人」。