Wojahn, David. Late Empire. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1994.


Paul Zimmer reads from The Republic of Many Voices (1969), along with poems that would be published in The Zimmer Poems (1976) or remain uncollected. Making use of persona, narrative, and humor, he addresses topics such as childhood, identity, and mortality.


Venita Blackburn reads from Black Jesus and Other Superheroes (2017) as well as one uncollected story.


Naomi Shihab Nye reads from her poetry collections Voices in the Air: Poems for Listeners (2018) and The Tiny Journalist (2019), as well as from new work. 

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