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November 05, 2015
October 22, 2015
The poetry of John Wieners (1934-2004) influenced the San Francisco Renaissance, the Beats, and the poetics of pacifism and gay rights.
October 19, 2015
Ai (1947-2010) carved her literary legacy deep into the hearts and minds of a wide audience, lifting a voice for the vulnerable members of society.
October 13, 2015
Poetry is central to Arabic cultural expression.
October 12, 2015
In her only New York City event for two books newly published this year, Jane Hirshfield, one of the foremost poets of her generation and a master illuminator of poetic craft, will
October 01, 2015
Earlier this year, Jerome Rothenberg’s Barbaric Vast & Wild: An Assemblage of Outside & Subterranean Poetry from Origins to Present was published as the twelfth an
September 30, 2015
While thousands of people all over the world attend electronically, you are invited to join Al Filreis, Director of the Center for Programs in Contemporary Writing at the Universit
September 26, 2015
Fred Moten, whose recent collection, The Feel Trio, was a 2014 National Book Award Finalist, explores the ways in which race and poetics--in the wake of colonialism and i
September 24, 2015
In February 2015, Philip Levine—one of the great voices in American poetry—died at 87.
September 10, 2015
Hear six voices representing the most recent developments in literary traditions that can trace an unbroken history of Indigenous storytelling back more than 70,000 years.