Hard Hat Reading: José Olivarez
José Olivarez—poet, performer, educator, and former Poets House Emerging Poets Fellow—reads Manuel Paul López’s poem “There Is a Hole in My Living Room” and his own poem “Ode to Cheese Fries” from his book Citizen Illegal.
This event is part of the ongoing Hard Hat Reading Series, featuring poetry readings by members of the Poets House community.
2016 Emerging Poets Fellowship Reading (Full Audio)
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