Eamon Grennan gives an overview and offers close readings of several poems by the great Irish modernist.
This celebration of the chapbook presents readings, panel discussions, workshops and a book fair.
For information about events at the Annual Chapbook Festival, please visitwww.chapbookfestival.org.
National Book Award winning poet Mark Doty leads a close reading of Whitman’s poem “Song of Myself,” as well as other works from Leaves of Grass.
This evening celebrates the life and work of Surinam-born Dutch poet Hans Faverey, described by J.M. Coetzee as “the purest poetic intelligence of his generation.”
Poet Quincy Troupe talks about poetic forms and approaches to craft as exemplified by American poetry along with a discussion of his own poetic innovations.
Poet and nonprofit arts leader Gigi Bradford looks at the life and work of women poets of the New World.
Stanley Plumly, author of Posthumous Keats, is joined by poets Michael Harper, Judith Harris and Anne Wright for a discussion of the life and work of this beloved Romantic poet.
Poet K. Silem Mohammad discusses Coleridge and Wordsworth’s collaboration, Lyrical Ballads, in the context of each poet’s development.
Distinguished scholar Haruo Shirane, author of Traces of Dreams: Landscape, Cultural Memory, and the Poetry of Basho, discusses the poetry of Matsuo Basho, the master of the haiku form, and other Edo period poets.
This bilingual reading and discussion features leading Chinese poet Bei Dao, his English-language translator Eliot Weinberger and American poets Forrest Gander and C.D. Wright.
For more information, please visit www.awpwriter.org.
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