Track

Levine, Philip. Not This Pig. Middletown: Wesleyan, 1968.

Reading

David Dominguez reads from Work Done Right (2003). This reading was originally given with with Brenda Shaughnessy and Gary Copeland Lilley.

Reading

Dolores Kendrick reads poems from Now is the Thing to Praise (1984), The Women of Plums (1989), and Why the Woman is Singing on the Corner (2001), as well as new and uncollected work.

Reading

Poetry Center Summer Resident Noah Baldino reads new and uncollected poems. This reading was originally given with Jos Charles.

Reading

Manuel Muñoz reads an excerpt from his short story collection The Consequences (2022), which centers on Mexican and Mexican American farmworkers around Fresno, California. This reading was given alongside Ander Monson and Bojan Louis as part of the Distinguished Visitors in Creative Writing Series. 

Reading

Paisley Rekdal presents from West: A Translation (2023), a documentary hybrid work centered on the Transcontinental Railroad, the Chinese Exclusion Act, and racism in America. Rekdal shares video poems from the book's companion website and reads the essays corresponding to those poems. She shapes her reading around topics selected by the audience: labor, Mormons, Chinese death rituals, Robert Smithson (creator of Spiral Jetty on the Great Salt Lake), the biracial experience, prostitution, and Hollywood's portrayal of women and the railroad.

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