Steve Orlen reads poems appearing in The Bridge of Sighs (1992) as well as passages from the draft of a novel entitled Homesick For the Land of Pictures.


Ander Monson reads two poems inspired by the movie Predator, along with four essays collected in Letters to a Future Lover (2015).


Richard Marius reads an excerpt from an early draft of his novel After the War (1992).


A selection of tracks that feature poets reading new work inspired by Tucson, the Poetry Center guest cottage, or the desert at large. Thank you to former Library Director Wendy Burk for compiling a list of poems written by visiting poets about or while in Tucson, which deeply aided in the process of creating this playlist.

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