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April 03, 2018

April 03, 2018

The acclaimed annual anthology series Best American Poetry celebrates three decades of publication with readings of selections by several of its editors, who are among the most renowned po

April 10, 2018

Cynthia Cruz
April 10, 2018

The author of four books and winner of the Hodder Fellowship, among other honors, poet and critic Cynthia Cruz discusses creative engagement with archives as a means of social resi

April 13, 2018

Audre Lorde
April 13, 2018

Finalist for the National Book Award and Lambda Award-winner Danez Smith discusses the life and work of legendary poet and activist Audre Lorde (1934–1992), whose radical poetics b

April 14, 2018

Erica Hunt
April 14, 2018

Poet, essayist, and teacher Erica Hunt considers five poems and how they frame time: tense, tempo, slippage, archive, and prophecy.

April 17, 2018

Ryszard Krynicki
April 17, 2018

Born in a Nazi labor camp in Austria in 1943, Ryszard Krynicki went on to become one of post-war Poland’s most significant poets, as well as an acclaimed editor, publisher, and tra

April 21, 2018

Carl Phillips
April 21, 2018

L.A. Times Book Award-winner Carl Phillips discusses how pattern makes for meaning and muscularity in five poems.

Pablo Neruda
April 21, 2018

Revered around the world for his universal verse, Pablo Neruda also left a legacy as being one of the most iconic and important resistance poets of his century.

April 22, 2018

Gina Apostol
April 22, 2018

History haunts the modern-day Philippines, as the tyrannical rule of President Rodrigo Duterte and brutal policing methods recall the country’s murderous 1970s Marcos regime.

April 24, 2018

Shane McCrae
April 24, 2018

National Book Award Finalist Shane McCrae reads from his work.

Shane McCrae
April 24, 2018

Sonnets have been written in English for about 500 years, and though their popularity has risen and fallen during that time, almost from the beginning poets have utilized sonnets for everything fro

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