Date Title Poet
11/02/10 Critical Contexts Rebecca Wolff
Srikanth Reddy
David Orr

David Orr, Srikanth Reddy, and Rebecca Wollf discuss the contemporary poetry landscape and share their current fascinations, concerns and discoveries.

April 1, 2009

Woodbery Poetry Room
Boston, MA

In On Poetry

09/29/10 James Tate James Tate

James Tate reads "Map of the Lost World", "To Advance No Farther Into the Rubble of the Building", and "The War Next Door."

AWP Annual Conference

Saturday, February 2nd, 2008

New York, New York

In Readings

02/17/10 Tribute to W. H. Auden Edward Mendelsohn
W. H. Auden

Edward Mendelsohn reads "Deftly, Admiral, Cast Your Fly," "As He Is,"  and "River Profile."

Wednesday, March 14th, 2007

Harvard Book Store
Cambridge, MA

In Tributes

02/17/10 Tribute to W. H. Auden Dan Chiasson
W. H. Auden

Dan Chiasson reads "Sonnets from China #15," "The Lesson," "September 1st, 1939,"  a song from "The Sea and The Mirror," and "The More Loving One."

Wednesday, March 14th, 2007

Harvard Book Store
Cambridge, MA

In Tributes

02/17/10 Tribute to W. H. Auden Frank Bidart
W. H. Auden

Frank Bidart reads "As I Walked Out One Evening," an excerpt from "1929," "In Schrafft's," and "Dear, Though The Night is Gone."

Wednesday, March 14th, 2007

Harvard Book Store
Cambridge, MA

In Tributes

02/11/10 Tribute to Polish Poetry, volume two

Lawrence Weschler reads "Could Have" and "Maybe All This" by Wislawa Szymborska and "The Pebble" by Sbigniew Herbert

C.K. Williams reads "Bypassing Rue Descartes", "An Honest Description of Myself With a Glass of Whiskey at an Airport, Let Us Say, in Minneapolis" and "Late Ripeness" by Czeslaw Milosz

Adam Zagajewski reads "To Go to Lvov", "Erinna From Telos", "Farewell for Zbigniew Herbert", "My Aunts", "Self-Portrait" and "Try to Praise the Mutilated World".

Wednesday, March 13th, 2002

The Great Hall at Cooper Union
New York, New York

In Tributes

02/11/10 Poetry in a Time of Crisis, volume one

Billy Collins reads "On Being Asked for a War Poem" and "The Stare's Nest By My Window" by W.B. Yeats.

Alastair Reid and Billy Collins read "A Callarse"/"Keeping Quiet" by Pablo Neruda.

Michael Cunningham reads "After Great Pain" by Emily Dickinson and "The Armadillo" by Elizabeth Bishop.

Eve Ensler reads "Afghanistan" by Raymond Carver, "Zero Circle" by Rumi, "The Freaks at Spurgin Road Field" by Richard Hugo, "The Crowd at the Ball Game" by William Carlos Williams and "Guide" by A.R. Ammons.

Yusef Komunyakaa reads "Monet's Water Lilies" by Robert Hayden and "What Did I Learn in the Wars" from "Anniversaries of War" by Yehuda Amichai.

Stanley Kunitz reads "Requiem" by Anna Akhmatova.

Monday, October 22nd, 2001

The Great Hall, Copper Union
New York, New York

In Tributes

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