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Thom Gunn reads primarily from Moly (1971), along with many then-new poems that would be collected in Jack Straw's Castle (1976). He also reads several poems that would remain uncollected until his Collected Poems (1994).

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Li-Young Lee reads primarily from his second collection, The City in Which I Love You, which was published the same year as this reading. He also reads one poem from his first collection, Rose (1986).

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Sharon Olds reads both published and unpublished pieces from her large body of work.
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Jon Anderson reads primarily from Looking for Jonathan (1968) and Death & Friends (1970), in addition to one poem from In Sepia (1974). The reading opens with a humorous description of Anderson's attempt to apply for a job writing copy for the Hallmark Greeting Card company.

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Li-Young Lee reads widely from his body of work and discusses forms, craft, and chance in poetry.

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Robert Pack reads from Home From the Cemetery (1969), Nothing But Light (1972), Guarded by Women (1963), and Keeping Watch (1976).

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A group reading celebrating the release of New Poets of the American West (2010).
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Robert Pack reads widely from his work and comments on the stories behind many of his poems.

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Sandra Cisneros reads short stories from The House on Mango Street (1984) and Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories (1991) and poetry from My Wicked Wicked Ways (1987).

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Luis Alberto Urrea reads from Across the Wire: Life and Hard Times on the Mexican Border (1993), The Fever of Being (1994), Wandering Time: Western Notebooks (1999), and also from The Best American Poetry (1996).

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Benjamin Alire Sáenz reads from his short story "The Rule Maker," collected in his PEN/Faulkner Award-winning book Everything Begins and Ends at the Kentucky Club (2012).

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W.S. Merwin reads from The Vixen (1996), Flower and Hand (1996), The River Sound (1999), and The Pupil (2001), as well as selections from his novel in verse The Folding Cliffs (1998). Used with permission of the Wylie Agency LLC.
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Luis J. Rodriguez reads from The Concrete River (1991) and Always Running: La Vida Loca, Gang Days in L.A. (1993), along with poems that would later be collected in Trochemoche (1998). He also discusses his experiences with Los Angeles gang violence and the Chicano movement as well as his work with at-risk youth.

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In her first reading as a member of the University of Arizona faculty, Tess Gallagher reads from her first three collections, Stepping Outside (1974), Instructions to the Double (1976), and Under Stars (1978). She also treats the audience by singing a traditional Irish folk song that has been an inspiration to her writing.

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Ariana Reines reads new and uncollected poems, including one written for this reading.

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Daniel Lopez reads several of his poems and sings songs; this performance includes the poems "Preservation," "Village Progress," and "Naming," along with "Corn Planting Song."
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Simon J. Ortiz reads prose and poetry, including an excerpt from an in-progress manuscript of an epic poem and selections from Woven Stone (1992), from Sand Creek (2000), and Out There Somewhere (2002).

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Richard Marius reads an excerpt from an early draft of his novel After the War (1992).

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1995 Summer Resident Kymberly Taylor reads poems including "Where the Wild Things Went" and "Bird by Bird, Into This and This," which incorporates notations of birdsong from the book Born to Sing: An Interpretation and World Survey of Bird Song (1992) by Charles Hartshorne.
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Ofelia Zepeda reads from her poems in O'odham and in English. She also reads from an unfinished translation of a story originally told by an O'odham medicine man.

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Rosemary Catacalos reads poems on themes such as identity, quirks of memory, borders and border towns, the effects of speaking three languages (Greek, Spanish, and English) as a child, and the Day of the Dead.

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Jane Miller opens her reading with "Miami Heart" and "The Poet," both from Memory at These Speeds: New and Selected Poems (1996). She continues with work from Wherever You Lay Your Head, published in 1999. This reading was originally given with Eleni Sikelianos.

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Mark Doty reads from his collection of poetry Deep Lane (2015).

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