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January 23, 2011

Christian Bök and Stephen Collis
January 23, 2011

Leading Canadian poets at the cutting edge of contemporary practice address the history of sound poetry and performance, multilingualism, activism and other topics.

January 29, 2011

Daniela Gioseffi
January 29, 2011

Poet and editor Daniela Gioseffi traces transcendentalist themes in American poetry, from Walt Whitman and Emily Dickinson to Langston Hughes, June Jordan and Mary Oliver.

February 08, 2011

Elizabeth Bishop
February 08, 2011

This tribute to Elizabeth Bishop's 100th birthday features readings from her poetry and selections from Elizabeth Bishop and The New Yorker, a new volume of Bishop's correspondence.

March 05, 2011

Jen Bervin
March 05, 2011

Part of the Annual Chapbook Festival, Wednesday, March 2–Saturday, March 5

March 17, 2011

Georg Trakl on stamp
March 17, 2011

A World War I medical officer and brilliant poet whose work attracted the patronage of Wittgenstein, Georg Trakl (1887–1914) and his sinister, imagistic poems are taken up by three

March 18, 2011

Pierre Joris
March 18, 2011

Esteemed poet and translator Pierre Joris discusses Paul Celan (1920-1970), the German-speaking Jewish poet whose writings transformed post-World War II poetry.

March 24, 2011

Zbigniew Herbert
March 24, 2011

Renowned poets provide insight into the poetry of Polish master Zbigniew Herbert (1924–1998) and discuss his witty, probing essays on travel, classical literature and visual art.

March 26, 2011

The H.D. Book by Robert Duncan
March 26, 2011

Poets and scholars revisit The H.D. Book, published in its entirety for the first time this year.

March 31, 2011

Jean Valentine
March 31, 2011

National Book Award–winning poet Jean Valentine shares the stage with former student and acclaimed poet Brian Teare for a reading and conversation about the proces

April 02, 2011

Queer Optimism book cover
April 02, 2011

Prominent poets and scholars investigate—and redefine—optimism as a creative alternative to long-held themes of melancholy, shame and the death drive in writing and interpreting poetry, particularl

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