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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A student observed that the speaker in James Wright’s poem “Lying in a Hammock at William Duffy’s Farm in Pine Island, Minnesota” is experiencing a human need for meaning (i.e., what does it mean to “waste” one’s life) that the … Continue reading
The room my C block class meets in has suddenly acquired a large faux-leather chair that made me think of Sesame Street’s Monsterpiece Theater, which made me think of this American Monster Classics classic:
Six years ago, in a brief tribute to the poet Ai, I tried to put into words my sense of the way an artist’s work transforms when the artist’s life is over, and quoted Bishop’s elegy for Lowell: “Sad friend, you … Continue reading
At Viewpoint School, we have “5Up,” a lunchtime series of short talks by members of the school community–students, faculty, staff, alumni, parents, and friends. I gave one in February, and it recently went up on the school’s YouTube channel. Because … Continue reading