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Cecilia Vicuña presents an improvisatory oral performance in response to space and time as part of the Poetry Center's 2012 Poetry Off the Page Symposium. This recording includes a question and answer session with Claudia Rankine and Christine Hume, who performed along with Vicuña at the Poetry Off the Page Sonic Lens night.

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Colloquium with Robert Pinsky.
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Harryette Mullen reads poems from Trimmings (1991) and Sleeping with the Dictionary (2002).
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Clark Coolidge reads from an unpublished work in progress. This reading was originally given with Teré Fowler-Chapman.

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A conversation between Clark Coolidge and John Melillo, followed by a question and answer session.

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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). 

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Rachel Zucker reads from an unpublished manuscript tentatively titled "Sound Machine."

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In this session at Rincon High School, Joy Harjo reads several poems from She Had Some Horses (1983) and In Mad Love and War (1990). She also provides suggestions for beginning writers and discusses the writing process.

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Forrest Gander reads widely from his translations from the Spanish, including poems by Coral Bracho, Alfonso D'Aquino, Pura López Colomé, Nezahualcóyotl, and Jaime Saenz. He also reads from his translations of Pablo Neruda's rediscovered works, published as Then Come Back: The Lost Neruda Poems (2016).

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Rodrigo Toscano performs poems from Explosion Rocks Springfield (2016). 

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Jos Charles reads poems from their collections Safe Space (2016) and feeld (forthcoming in 2018), along with new work. This reading was originally given with Noah Baldino.

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