Born in India and a longtime resident of Pakistan, Afzal Ahmed Syed is an acclaimed master of classical and modern Urdu poetic forms.
Readings & Conversations Archive
September 29, 2010
June 12, 2010
Pulitzer Prize–winning poet Galway Kinnell talks about the importance of translation in a poet's career and shares his own experiences as a translator of François Villon and others.
June 08, 2010
In honor of Ruth Stone’s 95th birthday, friends and fellow poets read from the acclaimed poet’s volume What Loves Comes To: New and Selected Poems.
May 29, 2010
May 27, 2010
May 25, 2010
May 20, 2010
Acclaimed poet Marilyn Nelson and artist Jerry Pinkney, winner of the 2010 Caldecott Medal, discuss their collaborative book, Sweethearts of Rhythm, which
May 18, 2010
Poet, translator and editor of the new volume Chinese Writers on Writing, Arthur Sze reads and discusses modern and contemporary Chinese poetry with scholar and translator
May 14, 2010
Poet and eco-critic Jonathan Skinner examines how poets are responding to our relationship to water, taking into account emerging
May 13, 2010
Poets Maurice Manning and Norman Minnick share poems, tall tales and conversation about the nature of Kentucky poetry, from the lyric to the comic.