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Agha Shahid Ali Memorial Reading and Tribute
A Kashmiri-American, Agha Shahid Ali (1949–2001) was a gifted poet, an inspired translator and scholar, and a generous, ebullient spirit in the world of contemporary American poetry. Among his poetry collections are A Nostalgist's Map of America, The Country Without a Post Office and, just published this year, Rooms Are Never Finished.
With Meena Alexander, Nicholas Christopher, Michael Collier, Sharon Dolin, Forrest Gander, Amitav Ghosh, Daniel Hall, Thomas Healy, Carol Houck Smith, Galway Kinnell, Geraldine Maxwell, Glyn Maxwell, Jeanne McCulloch, Christopher Merrill, Sharon Olds, Michael Palmer, Elise Paschen, Grace Schulman, Tom Sleigh, Jean Valentine, Chuck Wachtel, William Wadsworth and Eliot Weinberger.