Aimee Nezhukumatathil delivers an interactive talk on epistolary poems. She leads the audience in a writing exercise and discusses epistolary works by Lucille Clifton, Brian Doyle, and Carolyn Forché.
Khaled Mattawa presents a lecture on the long poem, in which he considers different types of long poems, their inspiration and subject matter, and their effect. The lecture incorporates portions of a published essay, "Epic Temptations: On an Unwritten Poem." Mattawa also reads from a sequence of poems in progress that would later appear in Fugitive Atlas (2020).
Arthur Sze reads from his poetry collection Sight Lines (2019).