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Reading
This reading was given six years before the publication of Jaguar of Sweet Laughter and thirteen years before the publication of I Praise My Destroyer. It also took place during the same year the poet received the Peter I. B. Lavan Award.
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Timothy Liu reads new poems that would go on to be published in Don't Go Back to Sleep (2014), as well as poems from Polytheogamy (2009) and Bending the Mind Around the Dream's Blown Fuse (2009).

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George Reavey reads from The Colours of Memory (1955), Quixotic Perquisitions (1932) and The New Russian Poets, 1953-1966 (1966), as well as uncollected work.
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C. K. Williams reads poems from throughout his career, highlighting the musicality of the long lines that have become his signature.
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Rita Dove reads from Collected Poems, 1974-2004 (2016) and Sonata Mulattica (2009). She also reads uncollected work.

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Sandra Cisneros reads uncollected poems at the Phoenix Art Museum. This reading was originally given with Rita Dove and Joy Harjo in partnership with ArchiTEXTS: A Conversation Across Languages with Natalie Diaz.

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Khaled Mattawa reads poems from a manuscript in progress, including a poetic sequence on human trafficking and global migration.

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Kiki Petrosino reads poems from Hymn for the Black Terrific (2013), Witch Wife (2017), and Black Genealogy (2017).

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