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Diane Wakoski reads poems from her early books, including Discrepancies and Apparitions (1966), Inside the Blood Factory (1968), The Magellanic Clouds (1970), The Motorcycle Betrayal Poems (1971), and Smudging (1972).
Marvin Bell reads primarily from A Probable Volume of Dreams (1969) and The Escape Into You (1971), along with work that would be collected in Residue of Song (1974), a book of poems published two years after this reading.
This reading was given six years before the publication of Jaguar of Sweet Laughter and thirteen years before the publication of I Praise My Destroyer. It also took place during the same year the poet received the Peter I. B. Lavan Award.
Jim Harrison reads widely from his earliest collections of poetry: Plain Song (1965), Locations (1968), and Outlyer & Ghazals (1971).
Diane Wakoski reads widely from her body of work.
Dean Young reads from Embryoyo (2007) and Primitive Mentor (2008). This reading was originally given with Matt Hart.
Laynie Browne reads poetry from her collections Lost Parkour Ps(alms) (2014), Practice (2015), and Scorpyn Odes (2015), as well as uncollected work.
Ocean Vuong reads poems from Night Sky with Exit Wounds (2016). This reading was originally given with Camille Rankine.