Lee, Li-Young. The City In Which I Love You. Brockport: BOA Editions, 1990.
Ono no Komachi and Izumi Shikibu. The Ink Dark Moon. Edited and translated by Jane Hirshfield with Mariko Aratani. Charles Scribner's Sons, 1988, pp. 3, 35, 38.
The second poem is read from the 1990 Vintage paperback edition and does not appear in the 1988 edition.
Ono no Komachi and Izumi Shikibu. The Ink Dark Moon. Edited and translated by Jane Hirshfield with Mariko Aratani. Charles Scribner's Sons, 1988, pp. 41-43, 54, 63, 116.
Jack Gilbert reads widely from poems published in the 37-year period between his first book, Views of Jeopardy, and his fifth book, The Dance Most of All, ultimately published in 2009.
In 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.
Ruth Stephan reads from Various Poems (1963) and Poems for Nothing (1973). She also reads unpublished works.
Bill Knott reads widely from his work. This reading includes poems from Becos (1983), Outremer (1989), and Poems 1963-1988 (1989), as well as work collected later.
Stephen Spender reads widely from his earlier works, including Poems (1933), The Still Centre (1939), and The Generous Days (1969); he also reads journal excerpts. Reproduced by kind permission of the Estate of Stephen Spender.
Li-Young Lee reads widely from his body of work and discusses forms, craft, and chance in poetry.
Ross Talarico reads from Snowfires (1972), Trying to Leave (1977), and Simple Truths (1975). This reading was originally given with Marvin Bell.
At this performance given with Abraham Smith during the Tucson Festival of Books, Kim Addonizio reads from her books Lucifer at the Starlite and What Is This Thing Called Love. Before a question-and-answer session with both poets, Kim Addonizio performs a short song on her harmonica.
Ruth Stephan reads from her collection Various Poems (1963). She also reads uncollected poems, one of which responds to John F. Kennedy's assassination a year prior.
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).
Richard Siken reads poems that would later be published in Crush (2005). This reading was originally given with Brian Blanchfield.
Samuel Ace reads poems from Stealth (2011) as well as new and uncollected work. This reading was originally given with Polly Rosenwaike and Dexter L. Booth.
Maggie Nelson reads excerpts from Bluets (2009) and The Art of Cruelty (2011), as well as new work. This reading was given as part of the Hybrid Writing Series, co-sponsored by the UA Prose Series.
Richard Siken reads poems from Crush (2005). This reading was originally given with Camille T. Dungy and Heriberto Yépez for 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.
James Thomas Stevens reads from a manuscript titled The Golden Book at the 2017 Thinking Its Presence conference.