Dan Beachy-Quick reads widely from his body of work and discusses the creative processes that drive each collection. The performance concludes with a reading of newer poems.
In this performance, originally given with Alice Notley at the 2010 Tucson Festival of Books, Mei-Mei Berssenbrugge reads poems that would go on to be collected in Hello, the Roses (2013).
Italian writer Paolo Valesio reads poems in English translation. He opens the reading with "In Memoriam" from La Rosa Verde (1987) in the original Italian.