In this, Louise Glück's first performance at the University of Arizona Poetry Center, she opens with some poems from her third book, The Garden, and then reads from the manuscript of her book Descending Figure, which would be published two years later.
Karen Rigby reads poems from Chinoiserie (2012) as well as new work. This reading was originally given with Melissa Buckheit and Anne Shaw.
Catherine Wing reads from her book Enter Invisible (2005), as well as poems which would later be collected in Gin & Bleach (2012). This reading was originally given with Sawako Nakayasu and Deborah Bernhardt as part of the Next Word in Poetry Series.
Steve Orlen reads from his collections Permission to Speak (1978) and A Place at the Table (1982), as well as from newer material.