Saturday, April 6, 2024

View All
  2:00 PM
  FilmScene Theater 3

Midst Literary Installation

Featuring Midst creator Annelyse Gelman.

Venue: FilmScene Theater 3

Date: Saturday, April 6

Doors: 2:00 p.m.

2:00- 2:45 p.m.

Admission: Free and open to the public

Installation + discussion featuring Midst creator Annelyse Gelman.


Annelyse Gelman’s most recent book, Vexations (University of Chicago Press, 2023), won the 2022 James Laughlin Award from the Academy of American Poets and was longlisted for the National Book Award. Gelman is also the author of the poetry collection Everyone I Love Is a Stranger to Someone (Write Bloody, 2014), and the experimental pop EP About Repulsion (Fonograf Editions, 2019), and the artist’s book POOL (Neck Press, 2020). Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, The Iowa Review, Best New Zealand Poetry, Harper’s Magazine, BOMB Magazine, the PEN Poetry Series, American Poetry Review, and elsewhere.Gelman also founded and directs Midst (w, an app and digital publishing platform focused on capturing, saving, and sharing the writing processes of contemporary poets. Each poem published in Midst includes an interactive timeline showing readers exactly how it was written and edited—blank page to final draft.