Levertov, Denise. Relearning the Alphabet. New York: New Directions, 1970.
Dugan, Alan. Poems 6. New York: Ecco Press, 1989.
Merwin, W.S. The Carrier of Ladders. New York: Atheneum, 1970.
Kelly, Donika. The Renunciations. Minneapolis: Graywolf Press, 2021.
In a notably measured style, Jorie Graham reads poems that would be published the following year in her fourth book, Region of Unlikeness (1991). She also reads an early draft of a long poem, "Manifest Destiny," which would later be collected in Materialism (1993).
Trish Salah reads from Wanting in Arabic (2002), If a child is a land you may not own (2013), and Lyric Sexology Vol. 1 (2017, Canadian edition) at the 2017 Thinking Its Presence conference.
Eleanor Wilner reads poems from Reversing the Spell: New & Selected Poems (1998), The Girl with Bees in Her Hair (2004), and Tourist in Hell (2010), along with poems that would go on to be collected in Before Our Eyes: New and Selected Poems, 1975-2017 (2019).
Donika Kelly reads from her first two books, Bestiary (2016) and The Renunciations (2021). She closes by reading several recent, uncollected poems.