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Author’s Showcase: Martin Bidney, “Book of the Amphibrach”
February 19 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmFree
Join us in the BCAC conference space for a public reading and book talk by Martin Bidney. The focus of this reading is Bidney’s Book of the Amphibrach. An amphibrach is a three-syllable rhythm unit: weak-STRONG-weak, represented as x/x or U–U.
Martin Bidney is an experienced Professor Emeritus at Binghamton University with a demonstrated thirty-five year history of working in higher education and since “retirement” a founder-editor of Dialogic Poetry Press and publisher of 17 books of poetry original and/or translated from Polish, Russian, and German (three of these titles with State University of New York Press). Skilled in verse translation and writing with a strong emphasis on faithfulness to rhythmic pattern and alliterative-assonantal word harmony. Strong education professional graduated with BA Indiana U, MA Harvard U, PhD Indiana U.