A conference organized and presented by Anne Wright, Michael Graves and the Phoenix Reading Series, with Anne Wright, Victor Schermer
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March 27, 2004
March 18, 2004
A beloved teacher and presence in the poetry world, William Matthews (1942-1997) published eleven books of poetry during his lifetime, including Time & Money, Selected Poems and T
February 18, 2004
Poet Ammiel Alcalay explores the work of Charles Olson, head of the famously progressive Black Mountain College in North Carolina, as well as author of the essay "Projective Verse"
February 12, 2004
Poet Kevin Young discusses the work of Bob Kaufman (1925-1986), a premier jazz poet and major figure of the Beat movement whose books include Golden Sardine, The Ancie
January 08, 2004
Winner of the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for poetry, Paul Muldoon provides a close reading of “Poem of the End,” written by the great Russian poet Marina Tsvetaeva (1892-1941) in 1924 aft
December 09, 2003
Australian poet John Kinsella examines the work of acclaimed Aboriginal poet and political activist Lionel Fogarty, whose poetry embraces the language and struggles of Aboriginal p
October 30, 2003
Cultural critic Eliot Weinberger and poet Bei Dao discuss the ways in which poetry can respond to cultural and political disenfranchisement, and to exile from one’
October 28, 2003
For the past 28 years, Clayton Eshleman has been investigating Ice-Age paintings and engravings found in caves in southwestern France.
October 26, 2003
Alistair Paterson, editor of Poetry New Zealand, one of New Zealand’s leading poetry magazines, travels to New York to present the magazine to new audiences and to meet po
October 19, 2003, October 20, 2003
Stanley Kunitz will read from his work and take part in a discussion.