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2019: Epic Voices: The Long Poem of the Anthropocene with Allison Cobb

Recorded At: Recorded On: Thursday, April 4, 2019

Poet Allison Cobb presents Green-Wood, her book-length work of ecopoetry that employs research on Brooklyn’s Green-Wood Cemetery. She will discuss how the long poem and multigenre writing embody “the networks in which we are enmeshed: from the particle of smog out of China that settles deep in the lungs of a Californian to the piece of plastic from World War II found in the belly of an albatross chick 60 years later.” Introduction by Poets House Program Director Paolo Javier.