The Poetry Center presents David Brazil, Rebecca Eland, Sara Larsen, and Andrew Schelling reading and in conversation. David Brazil reads "Tombstone Blues," Rebecca Eland reads from Arrives, then Steady Pace with the Hour (Plein Air Editions, 2016), Sara Larsen reads from Merry Hell (Atelos, 2016), and Andrew Schelling reads a mixture of published and unpublished works. The readings are followed by a conversation with the audience. [NOTE: These recordings are unavailable at present.]
The Poetry Center presents Duncan McNaughton, reading from Tiny Windows (Auguste Press, 2014), among other work, and Bill Berkson, reading from earlier poems and then from Expect Delays (Coffee House Press, 2014), followed by the two poets conversing and responding to questions from the audience.
The Poetry Center and The Green Arcade present a tribute to Franco Beltrametti (1937-1995), incorporating a screening of Claudio Tettamanti's short film "Ultime cose (d’après CHOSES qui voyagent)” (1995). Stefan Hyner, Duncan McNaughton, Joanne Kyger, Donald Guravich, Judy Goldhaft, Maggie Brown, and Jim Nesbit read from Beltrametti's Almost Everywhere: Selected Poems 1965-1995 (Fondazione Franco Beltrametti/Blackberry Books, 2016), and from Beltrametti's 1971 novel Nadamas, and comment on the late poet-artist and his work.