Best Thing I’ve Heard This Week: Fortin & Pritts

4 Nov

This past Saturday, the Big Big Mess reading series in Akron, OH, once again, hosted some out of town readers for their monthly poetry spectacular. Two of the readers were the Rochester, NY poets Jennifer H. Fortin and Nate Pritts, both of who gave terrific performances. Below are videos of each, their heads balls of light and backed with a scrim of skulls.

Nate Pritts reads his poem “The Hills Have Justice” from his most recent book Right Now More Than Ever:

Jennifer H. Fortin reads a new poem, titled “Crash Reporter.” Her most recent book is We Lack in Equipment & Control:

The next Big Big Mess will be December 21 with Stephen Danos, Jess Poli, Athena Pallotta, and Bronwyn Valentine.

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