March 27, 2018: University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire.
March 29, 2018, Iowa City, IA: Prairie Lights Books, 15 S. Dubuque St., 7 PM.
March 30, 2018, Evanston, IL: RHINO Reads! at Bookends & Beginnings, 6 PM.
April 3, 2018, Terre Haute, IN: Indiana State University.
April 22, 2018: Los Angeles Times Festival of Books at USC, Poetry Stage, 4 PM.
April 28, 2018, Sacramento, CA: Sacramento Poetry Center Spring Conference, 1719 25th St.
June 5, 2018: UCLA Extension Writers’ Program Publication Party Reading, 7 PM, Moss Theater at New Roads School.
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Category Archives: poets
I’m really looking forward to this! As you can probably tell, Carol V. Davis and I have a few things in common. It wasn’t deliberately planned to have two poets of Russian Jewish ancestry reading on the same afternoon, but … Continue reading
“The Door Was Open and the House Was Dark” (from Granta) shows you how good even the minor poems of a tremendous poet can be.
Natasha Trethewey! I was fortunate to work with her as her Fellow in her workshop at Bread Loaf in 2007. She’s a striking poet and a gracious presence. An exciting choice!
Adrienne Rich was a great writer, a great woman, and she changed the landscape of American poetry. Now that her great voice has finished speaking new words, we will hear anew what was, and is, so necessary about her work. … Continue reading
I think most of us (meaning people of my age, who began to read poetry pre-Internet) tend to remember who were the first few poets of our own time we encountered when we first began to recognize that poetry was still … Continue reading
Simone de Beauvoir, on the death of Albert Camus: “It wasn’t the fifty-year-old man I was mourning…it was the companion of our hopeful years, whose open face laughed and smiled so easily, the young, ambitious writer, wild to enjoy life, … Continue reading