Anne Waldman is the author of over 40 books and small press editions of poetry and poetics, including, most recently, The lovis Trilogy: Colors in the Mechanism of Concealment, a 700-page epic poem 30 years in the making. She is the Distinguished Professor of Poetics at Naropa University
Glyn Maxwell is the author of the poetry collections Out of the Rain (1992); Rest for the Wicked (1995), which was short-listed for both the Whitbread Poetry Award and the T.S. Eliot Prize; The Breakage (1998), and One Thousand Nights and Counting: Selected Poems (2011). He has taught at Columbia University, New York University, and The New School.
Editor and poet Jerome Rothenberg presents an investigation and celebration of the world's primal cultures and the poetries that emerged from these regions. His discussion will include sound poems, dream poems, chants and happenings from Africa, America, Asia, Europe and Oceania.