David Ignatow reads widely from his work of the 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s; this reading also includes several uncollected poems.
Li-Young Lee reads widely from his body of work and discusses forms, craft, and chance in poetry.
Bert Meyers reads from Early Rain and The Dark Birds.
Ira Sadoff reads from his collections Alcools (1964), Settling Down (1975), Palm Reading in Winter (1978), A Northern Calendar (1982), and Emotional Traffic (1989) in addition to one uncollected poem in translation.
Karen Brennan reads from little dark (2014). This reading was originally given with Brian Blanchfield and Stephen Willey.
Gary Soto reads poetry and prose from Who Will Know Us (1990) and A Summer Life (1990), along with poems that would later be collected in Home Course in Religion (1991).
Poet and essayist Brian Blanchfield reads from his first work of non-fiction, Proxies (2016). This reading was originally given with Fenton Johnson.
Felicia Zamora reads poetry from her collections Of Form & Gather (2017) and Instrument of Gaps (2018). She also reads two poems that would go on to be collected in Body of Render (2020). This reading was originally given with July Westhale.