Kelly Writers House impresario Al Filreis leads a lively roundtable discussion of a single poem with a series of rotating guests including Tracie Morris, Rachel Blau DuPlessis, erica kaufman, Charles Bernstein, Sawako Nakayasu, Simone White, and others.
Don’t Refuse to Breathe: A discussion of Frank O’Hara: “Song (Is it dirty)” & “Poem (Lana Turner Has Collapsed)”
Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Robert von Hallberg, Charles Altieri, and Marjorie Perloff.
The Whole World Smiles: A discussion of John Giorno’s “Everyone Is a Complete Disappointment”
Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Brooke O’Harra, Michelle Taransky, and Chris Funkhouser.
Present Plans Succeed: A discussion of Dodie Bellamy’s “Vomit Journal”
Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Chantine Akiyama Poh, Henry Steinberg, and Murat Nemet-Nejat.
Woot of the Century: A discussion of “Welter” and “Static” by Douglas Kearney
Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Divya Victor, Whitney Trettien, and Dagmawi Woubshet.
Rhetorical Happenings: A discussion of Hoa Nguyen, “Long Light.”
Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Bethany Swann, Jonathan Dick, and Kate Colby.
Nothing Made of Ink: A discussion of seven poems by Lisa Fishman
Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Lisa Fishman, Gabriel Ojeda-Sagué, and Laynie Browne.