Upcoming Events

March 20 and 21
Thursday and Friday
Boston, MA

THE LANDSCAPE LISTENS:
THE VOICES OF WOMEN IN AMERICAN POETRY
with Lucie Brock-Broido, Jericho Brown, Henri Cole, Marie Howe, Colette Inez, Robert Pinksy, Sonia Sanchez, Vijay Seshadri, Jane Shore, Afaa Weaver, CD Wright, and Franz Wright.

The PSA 2014 national series The Voice of Women in American Poetry celebrates the immense achievement of a wide range of poets, from Phillis Wheatley and Anne Bradstreet to Adrienne Rich and Lucille Clifton. Distinguished contemporary poets—both male and female—will gather in five cities around the country to discuss an important female predecessor and her influence on their life and work. The series launches at Boston University with a two-day festival, The Landscape Listens: The Voices of Women in American Poetry.

Thursday, March 20
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm 

The Landscape Listens: Readings 
with Lucie Brock-Broido, Jericho Brown, Marie Howe, Sonia Sanchez, Vijay Seshadri, Afaa Michael Weaver, C.D. Wright

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Friday, March 21

Panel One on Friday at 1 PM:
Jericho Brown on Anne Sexton
Marie Howe on Jane Kenyon
Afaa Michael Weaver on Lucille Clifton
C. D.Wright on Besmilar Moore Brigham

Panel Two on Friday at 2 PM:
Lucie Brock-Broido on Emily Dickinson
Henri Cole on Sylvia Plath
Colette Inez on Emma Lazarus
Franz Wright on Marguerite Young

Panel Three on Friday at 3 PM:
Robert Pinsky on Louise Bogan
Sonia Sanchez on Gwendolyn Brooks
Vijay Seshadri on Adrienne Rich
Jane Shore on Elizabeth Bishop

Public Reception
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm     

The Landscape Listens: Readings
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm      

With Lucie Brock-Broido, Jericho Brown, Henri Cole, Colette Inez, Marie Howe, Robert Pinsky, Sonia Sanchez, Vijay Seshadri, Jane Shore, Afaa Michael Weaver, C.D. Wright, Franz Wright.

Metcalf Ballroom
George Sherman Union
775 Commonwealth Avenue, Second Floor
Boston, Massachusetts  02215 

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