fathers and daughters

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Wakoski, Diane. Inside the Blood Factory. Garden City: Doubleday, 1968.

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Wilbur, Richard. The Mind Reader. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Jovanovich, 1976.

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Kinnell, Galway. The Book of Nightmares. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1971.

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Johnson, Kimberly. Fatal. New York: Persea Books, 2022.

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A celebration of the fairy tale, featuring readings from authors included in My Mother She Killed Me, My Father He Ate Me (2010), an anthology of new fairy tales edited by Kate Bernheimer.

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Julie Iromuanya reads from her novel Mr. and Mrs. Doctor (2015) as well as from an unpublished novel. This reading was originally given with Karen Brennan. 

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Karen Brennan reads from her short story collection Monsters (2016). This reading was originally given with Julie Iromuanya.

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Brenda Hillman reads poems related to climate change from Cascadia (2001), Practical Water (2009), and Seasonal Works with Letters on Fire (2013). She also reads a new sequence of poems titled "The Rosewood Clauses." This reading was originally given with Robert Hass as part of the Climate Change & Poetry Series.

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Aimee Nezhukumatathil reads poems from At the Drive-In Volcano (2007), Lucky Fish (2011), and her forthcoming collection Oceanic (2018).

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Layli Long Soldier reads poems from Whereas (2017). This reading was originally given with Timothy Yu as part of the Morgan Lucas Schuldt Memorial Reading Series.

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Poetry Center Summer Resident July Westhale reads from her poetry collection Trailer Trash (2018). She also reads from a new manuscript of poetry titled Via Negativa. This reading was originally given with Felicia Zamora.

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Farid Matuk reads poems from The Real Horse (2018), along with one uncollected poem. This reading was originally given with Jane Miller.

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Angel Nafis reads new work commissioned as part of the Art for Justice Series. This reading was originally given alongside Patricia Smith. Leilani Clark represents BIPOC United Tucson in an opening presentation.

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Los Angeles poet Sesshu Foster reads from City Terrace Field Manual (1996), World Ball Notebook (2008), and City of the Future (2018). He reads poems that engage with East LA, the influences of his father, and his own life as a father, mixing candor and humor throughout.

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