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).

Rita Garitano reads poems on subjects such as teaching, feminism, marriage, and motherhood.

Marilyn Chin reads from her sixth collection, Sage (2023), sharing poems that employ humor, puns, rhyme, allusions to Chinese and English literature, and a wide array of traditional and modified verse forms. Chin opens the reading by performing from memory two poems from A Portrait of the Self as Nation: New and Selected Poems (2018).

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