Sawako Nakayasu reads from So We Have Been Given Time Or (2004) and Nothing Fictional but the Accuracy or Arrangement (She (2006), as well as poems which would later be collected in The Ants (2014). This reading was originally given with Catherine Wing and Deborah Bernhardt for the Next Word in Poetry Series.
Ann H. Zwinger reads from her books of natural history, including Beyond the Aspen Groove (1970), Run, River, Run: A Naturalist's Journey Down One of the Great Rivers of the West (1975), Wind in the Rock: The Canyonlands of Southeastern Utah (1978), and A Desert Country near the Sea: A Natural History of the Cape Region of Baja California (1983).
Ross Gay reads poems from Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude (2015) and an essay from The Book of Delights (2019). This reading was given as part of the Climate Change & Poetry Series.