personal essay

Reading

As part of the Tucson Festival of Books, Jimmy Santiago Baca performs excerpts from his collection of poems Healing Earthquakes.

Reading

Phillip Lopate opens with three poems from his collection The Daily Round (1976) before reading personal essays from Being With Children (1975), Bachelorhood (1981), and Against Joie De Vivre (1989).

Reading

Patricia Hampl reads an excerpt from her memoir The Florist's Daughter (2007).

Reading

Phillip Lopate reads essays from Getting Personal (2003) and Portrait Inside My Head (2013), as well as one uncollected essay. 

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