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March 11, 2010

Darrell Bourque
March 11, 2010

Two Louisiana poets discuss the history, challenges and future of Louisianan poetry, examining the influence of culture and landscape as well as the work of Cajun and Creole poets.

November 18, 2009

 Oxford Book of Latin American Poetry cover
November 18, 2009

Cecilia Vicuña, co-editor of The Oxford Book of Latin American Poetry: A Bilingual Anthology, introduces an evening of acclaimed poets reading 500 years of Latin America p

November 17, 2009

Kit Robinson
November 17, 2009

In a discussion of the improvisational text, Berkeley poet Kit Robinson draws on his recent work as well as resonant writings by Brazilian writer Clarice Lispector

November 14, 2009

Naomi Shihab Nye
November 14, 2009

Poet Naomi Shihab Nye, the author and editor of over 20 volumes, leads a round table session for adults that explores how poetry can help us navigate the different phases of our li

November 12, 2009

Angela Jackson
November 12, 2009

Chicago writer Angela Jackson joins poet Patricia Spears Jones for a reading and conversation about their respective writings, including Jackson’s new novel Wh

November 05, 2009

Göran Sonnevi
November 05, 2009

In celebration of his 70th birthday and the publication of his new book, Mozart’s Third Brain, the preeminent Swedish poet Göran Sonnevi makes a rare appearance with his E

November 03, 2009

Map of Poland
November 03, 2009

Four leading Polish poets Bożena Keff, Marzanna Kielar, Tomasz Rożycki & Eugeniusz Tkaczyszyn-Dycki, discuss contemporary Pol

October 29, 2009

The Wind Shifts: New Latino Poetry book cover
October 29, 2009

Francisco Aragón, poet and editor of The Wind Shifts: New Latino Poetry, hosts a reading of leading Latino poets and a panel exploring multi- and interlingualism, the role

October 28, 2009

Collected Poems of Thom Gunn book cover
October 28, 2009

A reading with Alfred Corn, Elaine Equi, Wendy Lesser, Robert Pinsky, Robert Polito, Tom Sleigh

October 27, 2009

Thom Gunn
October 27, 2009

Poets John Peck and Brian Teare discuss the formal precision and bold subject matter of British poet Thom Gunn (1929–2004), who found his poetic voice during the f

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