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Murat Nemet-Nejat

Appearing on Cross Cultural Poetics, Episode #257: "The Page," 2012

Nemet-Nejat reads from his new book of poetry The Spiritual Life of Replicants (Talisman House) (19:22): MP3


Xit The Bear: Readings in The Press Room with Peter Valente, Somerville MA, November 12, 2017

Introductions by Michael Franco

Reading at the Kelly Writers House, January 31, 2012

  1. introduction by Bob Perelman (6:00): MP3
  2. To Seyhan Erozcelik, after his friend Haydar Ergulen's Zarf (1:53): MP3
  3. Coffee Grinds 9 [from Rosestrikes and Coffee Grinds (Seyhan Erozcelik)] (3:26): MP3
  4. Birdrose [from Rosestrikes and Coffee Grinds (Seyhan Erozcelik)] (0:19): MP3
  5. Moody Love [from Rosestrikes and Coffee Grinds (Seyhan Erozcelik)] (0:12): MP3
  6. Beerose [from Rosestrikes and Coffee Grinds (Seyhan Erozcelik)] (0:13): MP3
  7. "The bush is growing" [from Rosestrikes and Coffee Grinds (Seyhan Erozcelik)] (0:27): MP3
  8. Rosemountain [from Rosestrikes and Coffee Grinds (Seyhan Erozcelik)] (0:13): MP3
  9. Dreamrose [from Rosestrikes and Coffee Grinds (Seyhan Erozcelik)] (0:40): MP3
  10. Spin-o-sa [from Rosestrikes and Coffee Grinds (Seyhan Erozcelik)] (0:29): MP3
  11. "s-pun raccoon worshipping the rose" [from Rosestrikes and Coffee Grinds (Seyhan Erozcelik)] (0:37): MP3
  12. from "A Few Thoughts on Fragments" [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (3:29): MP3
  13. epigraphs from The Spiritual Life of Replicants (0:48): MP3
  14. "Imagining death is before all image(-ining) the eye's absence" [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (1:28): MP3
  15. Burial of What Isseen [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:08): MP3
  16. "Ray-ograph, a motion of light without the camera obscura" [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:41): MP3
  17. Steam [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:36): MP3
  18. "A bird flies a straight wide path" [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:13): MP3
  19. The Theft [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:57): MP3
  20. "What's for the eye must not duplicate what is for the ear" [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:23): MP3
  21. "A triangle entered the room" [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:34): MP3
  22. The Triangle in the River [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (2:17): MP3
  23. "I and Godard have a crush on Karina" [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:28): MP3
  24. "A motion of light without the camera obscura" [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:29): MP3
  25. The Mortal Proof [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (1:31): MP3
  26. "If the future exists" [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:38): MP3
  27. "Dying can be seen" [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:31): MP3
  28. "no(t)w" [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:13): MP3
  29. "We need to confront vague ideas with clear images" [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:23): MP3
  30. "eye do not exIsst" [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:12): MP3
  31. "The camera steals our eyes to tell its own dreams" [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:39): MP3
  32. "If the groom escapes out of the window the day of his wedding, he'll never come back." Gogol, The Wedding [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:09): MP3
  33. Replicants [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:42): MP3
  34. "The thoughts of disappearance is" [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:19): MP3
  35. "How beautiful the color of tea" (Orhan Veli) [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:18): MP3
  36. "I hear wings in the foliage" [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:09): MP3
  37. "the eye sees the contradictions in words" [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:09): MP3
  38. The Wold Shadow [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (1:49): MP3
  39. "When One has given up One's Life" (Emily Dickinson) [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:27): MP3
  40. "Windows, windows are better" (Orhan Veli) [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:13): MP3
  41. The Eyes Absence [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (1:00): MP3
  42. "oooscape" [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:04): MP3
  43. "Cezanne painting with the same eye" (R. Bresson) [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:14): MP3
  44. The Still Life [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:22): MP3
  45. Nature [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:09): MP3
  46. "A mass of coffee grind's flying to the sky" (Seyhan Erozcelik) [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:40): MP3
  47. "the yellow of the carpet" [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:10): MP3
  48. "A dart's [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:05): MP3
  49. Photons Escaped [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:38): MP3
  50. "Death is the ultimate moss" [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:07): MP3
  51. "I see, I see, said the blind man" [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:12): MP3
  52. Flight Path of O's [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:20): MP3
  53. Luna [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:13): MP3
  54. Tic [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:12): MP3
  55. "The floating vision of the god of water" [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:10): MP3
  56. "Through a wordless hole darkly" [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:13): MP3
  57. Eda [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (1:23): MP3
  58. "errgod" [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:09): MP3
  59. "water mill why are you moaning" (Yunus Emre) [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (1:46): MP3
  60. "immense pool" [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:36): MP3
  61. "ro! because soundnest" [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (0:11): MP3
  62. Cast of Nexus-6 Characters in Blade Runner [from The Spiritual Life of Replicants] (1:31): MP3
  63. Q&A Discussion (15:05): MP3
  • complete reading (1:03:40): MP3

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Writers Without Borders presents New European Poets, Kelly Writers House, September 23, 2008

  • complete reading (6:17): MP3

Appearing on Cross Cultural Poetics, Episode #138, April 22, 2007

  • complete recording (31:39): MP3

Recorded by Chris Funkhouser, Staten Island, New York, June 22, 2001

  • "a hippo's anus..." (0:20): MP3

Un-American Poetry: Conversation with Murat Nemet-Nejat, Ben Hollander, and Ammiel Alcalay, Kelly Writers House, March 22, 2001

Murat Nemet-Nejat (18:38): MP3

complete recording (33:00): MP3

These sound recordings are being made available for noncommercial and educational use only. All rights to this recorded material belong to the author. © 2012 Murat Nemet-Nejat. Used with the permission of Murat Nemet-Nejat. Distributed by PennSound.