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So Much Synth by Brenda Shaughnessy

Posted 4.13.16

Brenda Shaughnessy reads from her latest poetry collection, So Much Synth, published in May by Copper Canyon Press.

How It Is

It isn't every day I can wrap my mind around it.
It being just what you'd think it is.

Not a thing or a condition of being but an extended
body holiday,

its movements are like dance but really more like fire

or cross-signals cut before anyone got there.
A flow-through mind,

a frank season so in love with some poor sister,

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The Black Maria by Aracelis Girmay

Posted 4.13.16

Aracelis Girmay reads two poems from her latest poetry collection, The Black Maria, published in April by BOA Editions.

from prayer & letter to the dead

While the room is still
dry here,

while the page is still
white, still here,

more shore than sea, more still
than alive, while the air is now

touching the dark & funny fruit of
your eyebrows where it is quiet enough

for me to hear the small sighing
of your shoes lift up into

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Olio by Tyehimba Jess

Posted 4.13.16

Tyehimba Jess reads from his latest poetry collection, Olio, published in April by Wave Books.

Hagar in the Wilderness
Carved Marble. Edmonia Lewis, 1875

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So Sad Today by Melissa Broder

Posted 2.10.16

Melissa Broder reads an excerpt from her essay collection, So Sad Today, published in March by Grand Central Publishing.

I Want To Be a Whole Person But Really Thin

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Poetry Off the Page

Posted 4.13.12

Type: 
Conference
Location: 
Tucson, AZ
Event Date: 
January 1, 2099

The 2012 Poetry Off the Page conference was held from May 18 to May 20 at the University of Arizona Poetry Center in Tuscon. The conference featured classes, panels, exhibitions, and performances on poetry in film, theater, visual arts, and other media. Participating poets in 2012 included Brent Cunningham, Christine Hume, Douglas Kearney, Ander Monson, Claudia Rankine, Cecilia Vicuña, and members of the Black Took Collective. Registration was first come, first served. Call, e-mail, or visit the website for more information.

Contact Information: 

University of Arizona Poetry Center, 1508 East Helen Street, Tucson, AZ 85721-0150. (520) 626-3765. Cybele Knowles, Contact.