Mark Eisner | Author of new Pablo Neruda biography | Events

Opera Santa Barbara’s Il Postino Pub Night Discussion about Neruda with Mark Eisner and Jessica Powell
(sorry, unfortunately Mark will not be singing in the opera :)
Wednesday Feb 26, 2020, 6 PM

Recent Past Events

Neruda in Poland
University of Warsaw
December 5: Kickoff celebration, including discussion with Mark Eisner, screening of selected interviews from documentary.
December 6: Eisner talks to students about resistance poetry and the current socio-political situation in Chile.

San Francisco’s Litquake Festival
Moderating a Two Lines Press program, "Words Around the World"
Featuring authors Hagar Peeters (Netherlands) and Michelle Steinbeck (Switzerland)
Sunday, October 13, 1:30 to 2:30
Hotel Emblem, 562 Sutter St. SF

En el lugar de los escudos: Festival Internacional de Poesía
Chimalhuacán, México
Presentación de la biografía, con fragmentos del documental ¡Pablo Neruda! ¡Presente!
Centro Cultural Chimaltonalli
sábado 24 de septiembre, 18:00

"What Neruda Owes Whitman”
Part of the The Whitman 200 Lightening Lectures co-presented by the Brooklyn Public Library and the Poetry Society of America
May 19th. 12 pm, at the Library's Grand Army Plaza branch

A screening of the documentary-in-progress Pablo Neruda! Presente!
Sunday, March 24. 7-9 PM
as part of the Brooklyn Library’s LitFilm Festival
followed by a conversation with the film’s producer Mark Eisner and other guests tba.
Pablo Neruda!

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 | 7:00 pm
NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts
566 LaGuardia Pl, New York, NY 10012

Events 2018

November 17
Miami Book Fair
Miami, FL

November 2
National Press Club’s 41th Annual Book Fair & Authors’ Night
Washington, DC


Saturday, October 13
Haystack Book Talks - Festival
in conversation with Jessica Powell
Norfolk, CT
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if only my bar mitzvah was this relaxed and beautiful! but so grateful to be able to share and discuss the beauties and complexities of literature at the first ever @haystackbooktalks morning with querida amiga @jessernstpowell and this amazing community in Norfolk, CT steeped in writing and publishing (@ndpublishing roots and more) and so many things, such welcoming, engaged, and warm people - icebox of CT can't freeze that. thank you. fotos by @jabrahampowell more to come. #pabloneruda #nerudabio and something new is coming soon!

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October 5-6
The Uncharted Festival of Ideas
Interviewing, conversing with poet Javier Zamora
Berkeley, CA

Sept 25-26, Lanzamiento del biografía en Chile (versíon español)!
Invitado por Universidad Autónoma de Chile
25 en Santiago: 18:30 con el destacado pintor y amigo de Neruda, Mario Toral. A la Universidad Autónoma en el Auditorio ubicado en Pedro de Valdivia 425, Providencia.
26 en Temuco: a la Universidad Autónoma Temuco, a las 19:00 horas, con el poeta de la Araucanía, Juan Huenuán.
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September 3-5
Readings, conversation and screening of video material at Cornell’s Latin American Studies Program and various venues in Ithica, NY

Saturday, September 1
18th Library of Congress National Book Festival Washington, DC

Sat/Sun April 28-29
Bay Area Book Festival
Berkeley, CA

Saturday, April 21, 6 pm
PEN America World Voices Festival
Pablo Neruda: The Poetry of Resistance
Poets House
New York, New York

Saturday, April 14 - 6:30 pm
The Red Poppy Pablo Celebration - SOLD OUT!
The Red Poppy Art House
San Francisco, CA

Saturday, April 7
San Antonio Book Festival

Thursday, March 29 - 7 pm
The Ivy Bookshop
In conversation with Elizabeth Hazen
Baltimore, MD

Saturday, March 24 - 6 pm
The Poet's Calling Book Launch
In conversation with Gwen Kirkpatrick
Politics & Prose
Washington, DC

At the 2018 National (US) Book Festival:

Check back soon for more events!

Mark Eisner, Red Poppy Art House Pablo Neruda biography evening 2018

Mark Eisner and Jessica Powell presenting “venture of the infinite man” at Book Soup, LA

Mark Eisner Red Poppy Art House 10 years of Neruda evening 2014

Neruda Book Release Party Flyer