The Electronic Word: Poetry on the Internet and Hypertext with Stephanie Strickland

From Helicon to silicon, the poetry of the Western world is always in transition. This two-session, hands-on workshop includes the chance to browse a poetry manuscript created in hypertext and a discussion of aesthetic issues raised by electronic text.

Passwords: David Trinidad on Tim Dlugos

Tim Dlugos, recognized as one of the finest post-New York School poets to be published in the 1970s and 1980s, died of AIDS as he was writing his strongest work--poems about the disease itself. An evening of Dlugos' poetry as well as a testament to the the act of love literary executors perform and they difficulties they encounter when compiling manuscripts for posthumous publication.

Poet Memorists with Michael Klein and David Mura

What does the current trend of poets writing memoirs say about this moment in publishing? Where do poetry and memoir intersect and where do they diverge? What part does each genre play in building the story of a life? A discussion featuring David Mura, Michael Klein and other poet memoirists.

Marketing Your Book with Mary Bisbee-Beek, Timothy Liu and Michael Wiegers

Finding a publisher is only part of finding an audience for a book of poetry. This "how-to" seminar brings together a poet, a publisher and a publicist to discuss marketing strategies for new books, the concrete issues of distribution, and the poet's role and responsibility in building audiences.

The Gift of Tongues: An Evening of Poetry from Copper Canyon Press

Come celebrate the 25th anniversary of Copper Canyon Press and the release of the Gift of Tongues, a new anthology chronicling one of the finest poetry presses in the nation. Editor Sam Hamill will introduce readings by Heather Allen, Erin Belieu, Stephen Berg, Timothy Liu, Jane Miller, Karen Swenson, Elaine Terranova.

The Self-Published Book with Robert Hershon

A how-to seminar on the self-published book: whether you should, how you should and what to do with it after you have.

Fifth Annual Poetry Publication Showcase Opening Reception

Join us for celebration, hors d'oeuvres, readings, and the first look at new poetry books from around the country and across the aesthetic spectrum. A book party for the whole field.

Fifth Annual Poetry Publication Showcase

An exhibit of over 1,200 new poetry releases from across the nation and a festival of events celebrating the diversity of this year's poetry. An opportunity to view the current state of the art: books from commercial, university, and independent presses.

Fifth Annual Poetry Publication Showcase

Showcase On View November 9-December 12
An exhibit of over 1,200 new poetry releases from across the nation and a festival of events celebrating the diversity of this year's poetry. An opportunity to view the current state of the art: books from commercial, university, and independent presses.

The Showcase is free and open to the public during regularly scheduled hours.

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