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2019: Passwords: Arcana: A Stephen Jonas Reader with Derek Fenner, Randall Horton & Pamela Sneed
Recorded At: Poets House Recorded On: Saturday, May 11, 2019
A pioneer of the serial poem and a mentor to Jack Spicer and John Wieners, Boston-based poet Stephen Jonas was an important yet under-recognized ﬁgure of postwar American poetry. Derek Fenner, co-editor of Arcana: A Stephen Jonas Reader, joins poets Pamela Sneed and Randall Horton to explore Jonas’ work and how it expands African American and Queer literary histories. Introduction by Poets House Program Director Paolo Javier.