Brown, Sterling A. The Collected Poems of Sterling A. Brown. Edited by Michael S. Harper. New York: Harper & Row, 1980.
In this reading, originally given with Joni Wallace, Mary Jo Bang reads poems that would go on to be collected in The Last Two Seconds (2015) as well as a segment from her translation of "Canto III" of Dante's Inferno (2012).
Jerome Rothenberg performs a retrospective survey of his prolific body of work, beginning with poems written in the 1960s and continuing in chronological order. Most of the poems read here are collected in Eye of Witness: A Jerome Rothenberg Reader (2013).
Srikanth Reddy reads from a manuscript in progress titled "Underworld Lit."
Natalie Shapero reads poems from Hard Child (2017) along with other uncollected poems.