Harper, Michael S. Song: I Want a Witness. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1972.
Berssenbrugge, Mei-mei. Sphericity. Berkeley: Kelsey St. Press, 1993.
Derricotte, Toi. Natural Birth. Trumansburg, NY: The Crossing Press, 1983.
Kinnell, Galway. The Book of Nightmares. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1971.
This reading takes place the year that James Wright's collection Two Citizens (1973) was published, and Wright reads extensively from that volume. Wright ends his reading with a poem that would be published in The Hudson Review that fall, but would otherwise remain uncollected.
Special guest Logan Phillips performs his poetry for the Southern Arizona Poetry Out Loud Regional Finals Competition.
Stella Pope Duarte performs The Day I Was Born and There is a Place for You in a powerful reading given as part of a Noche de Cultura held at Tucson's El Casino Ballroom.
Joy Harjo reads poems from The Woman Who Fell From the Sky (1994), along with the essay "Warrior Road." This reading was originally given with Leslie Marmon Silko.
Alan Feldman reads from his collection The Happy Genius (1978), as well as two new poems.
Leslie Marmon Silko reads from her novel Gardens in the Dunes (1999), as well as from a work in progress, Protect Yourself from Bad Spells While You Get Rich.
Joy Harjo reads from Conflict Resolution for Holy Beings (2015) and How We Became Human: New and Selected Poems (2002). She also plays flute and soprano saxophone. This reading was given as part of the Climate Change & Poetry Series.
Johanna Skibsrud reads from The Description of the World (2016) as well as from a manuscript-in-progress titled Medium. This reading was originally given with Cynthia Hogue.
Natalie Shapero reads poems from Hard Child (2017) along with other uncollected poems.