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2008: Kay Ryan reads ‘Green Behind the Ears’

Kay Ryan reads her poem ‘Green Behind the Ears’ as part of Poetic City: A Poets House Celebration.

Recorded in Nelson A. Rockefeller Park, June 18, 2008

2008: Kay Ryan ‘The Niagara River’

Kay Ryan reads the title poem from her collection The Niagara River as part of Poetic City: A Poets House Celebration.

2008: George Oppen Centennial Reading (Full Audio)

Readings by Stephen Cope, Thom Donovan, Norman Finkelstein, Peter Gizzi, E.

2008: The Shape of Disclosure: George Oppen Centennial Symposium Panel One (Full Audio)

"Biographical-Historical Continuum" panel, moderated by Michael Heller, featuring Stephen Cope on Oppen's diaries and journals, Norman Finkelstein

2007: Jane Hirshfield - Bashō and the Immensities of Image (Full Audio)

In this talk, Jane Hirshfield explores the poet Matsuo Bashō’s life and teachings, the inner workings of haiku, and the poems themselves, revealing both the continuing usefulness a

2007: Dick Davis on Persian Poetry (Full Audio)

Poet and translator Dick Davis expands our understanding of the period that gave rise to such voices as Rumi and Omar Khayyam by exploring several poems from the canon of Medieval

2007: Simon Armitage on Ted Hughes (Full Audio)

Simon Armitage, one of the pivotal voices in contemporary British poetry, explores the influence of childhood and landscape on the work of fellow Yorkshire poet Ted Hughes (1930-19

2007: Hettie Jones on Beat Poets (Full Audio)

Poet Hettie Jones delivers her talk "The Beats Go On!"

(Full Audio, approx 50 mins.)

2007: Ron Padgett on Frank O'Hara and Kenneth Koch (Full Audio)

Poet Ron Padgett delivers his lecture, "Taking a Walk with Frank O'Hara and Kenneth Koch: The Beauty and Uses of Literary Friendship"

2007: Cuba's Bard: A Conversations with José Kozer, Ammiel Alcalay and Mark Weiss (Full Audio)

A reading and conversation about poetry, politics and translation with the dynamic Cuban poet José Kozer and the eminent poet-critic Ammiel Alcalay, with English-l