Ai reads solely from the manuscript for Sin, a collection published the year following this reading. She briefly discusses her time at the University of Arizona, where she was a student during the late 1960s.
David Wagoner reads primarily from Staying Alive (1966) and New and Selected Poems (1969).
In this matinee performance at Tucson High School, Eduardo C. Corral reads from Slow Lightning (2012), provides commentary, and participates in a question and answer session with Natalie Diaz.
Robert Pack delivers a lecture titled Voice as Metaphor: Silences, Sighs, Ellipsis, O's and Ah's, reflecting on the work of poets such as Wallace Stevens and Robert Frost.
Poet David Baker gives a collaborative performance alongside Lauren Baba, Andrew Rowan, Alina Roitstein, Harrison Kirk, and Gregory Uhlmann of the River Song Quintet, who perform musical settings of his poems. Included in this performance are uncollected and new poems, as well as poems from Baker's collections The Truth about Small Towns (1998) and Scavenger Loop (2015).