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The Tradition by Jericho Brown

Book · 9/4/19

 Jericho Brown’s daring poetry collection The Tradition details the normalization of evil and its history at the intersection of the past and the personal. Brown’s poetic concerns are both broad and intimate, and at their very core a distillation of the incredibly human: What is safety? Who is this nation? Where does freedom truly Read more…

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Bright Dead Things by Ada Limon

Book · 8/12/19

 A book of bravado and introspection, of 21st century feminist swagger and harrowing terror and loss, this fourth collection considers how we build our identities out of place and human contact—tracing in intimate detail the various ways the speaker’s sense of self both shifts and perseveres as she moves from New York City to Read more…


Poetry Videos

Jane Hirshfield and Azar Nafisi at the 2015 National Book Festival
Patrick Phillips, Ada Limon, and Ross Gay at the 2015 Miami Book Fair
Robin Coste Lewis on "Voyage of the Sable Venus" at the 2015 Miami Book Fair
Tyehimba Jess reads "Fisk Jubilee Proclamation" at the 2018 AWP Book Fair
Ada Limon reads "The Vulture and the Body" at the 2018 AWP Book Fair
Adrian Matejka reads "Emily Dickinson ft Basketball and EPMD" at the 2018 AWP Book Fair
Danez Smith reads "Everyday is a Funeral & a Miracle" at AMP 2018
Frank Bidart reads "Half light" at the 2017 Miami Book Fair
Juan Felipe Hererra reads "Jack Rabbits, Green Onions, and Witches Stew" at the 2016 AWP Book Fair
Kevin Young reads "Rapture" at the 2017 AWP Bookfair
Marcus Wicker reads "In Defense of Balling on a Budget" at the 2018 AWP Book Fair
Paul Muldoon reads "Cuba" at the 2017 Miami Book Fair
Rita Dove on the importance of poets | National Poetry Month
Rita Dove reads "American Smooth" at the 2017 AWP Book Fair