Track

Shapero, Natalie. Popular Longing. Port Townsend: Copper Canyon Press, 2021. 

Track

Shapero, Natalie. Popular Longing. Port Townsend: Copper Canyon Press, 2021. 

Reading

Bill Knott reads widely from his work. This reading includes poems from Becos (1983), Outremer (1989), and Poems 1963-1988 (1989), as well as work collected later. 

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Sandra McPherson reads from her first two collections of poetry, Elegies for the Hot Season (1970) and Radiation (1973). She reads one love poem that remains uncollected.

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Steve Orlen reads from Permission to Speak (1978) and A Place at the Table (1981).

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Peter Gizzi reads primarily from Some Values of Landscape and Weather (2003), The Outernationale (2007), and Threshold Songs (2011).

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Ofelia Zepeda reads from Where Clouds Are Formed (2008). This reading was originally given with Christopher Burawa.

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Pamela Uschuck reads poems from Scattered Risks (2005), Greatest Hits (2009), and Crazy Love (2009).

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Stephen Dunn and Dave Smith read from their poems.

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James Galvin reads from poems on themes such as the age of exploration and museum art.
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Author and illustrator Faye Kicknosway reads poems from her book The Cat Approaches (1978); she also reads from a manuscript that would eventually become the Pulitzer Prize–nominated Who Shall Know Them? (1985), a series of ekphrastic poems engaging with Walker Evans's famed photographs of life during the Great Depression. This reading was originally given alongside readings by Alan Feldman and Linda Gregg.

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Diane Glancy reads a range of works on the theme of story. She also reads from Pushing the Bear: A Novel of the Trail of Tears (1996), which would be published two years after this reading.
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Annie Guthrie reads poems from her collection the good dark (2015) and from a manuscript titled let x (be rogue). This reading was originally given with Richard Siken.

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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).

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