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Contemporary Writers Series at Mills College

Robert Grenier, 2003

  • introduction (6:36): MP3
  • complete reading (1:19:08): MP3

Juliana Spahr, 2005

  1. introduction (3:10): MP3
  2. Poem Written After September 11, 2001 (5:21): MP3
  3. Discussion on Poem Written After September 11, 2001 (6:09): MP3
  4. Discussion on Note on Poem Written After September 11, 2001 (7:11): MP3
  5. December 4 (2:21): MP3
  6. Discussion on December 4 (7:00): MP3
  7. January (1:59): MP3
  8. Discussion on January (13:11): MP3
  9. March 27 and 30 (4:40): MP3
  10. Open Questions (7:50): MP3
  • complete reading and discussion (59:55): MP3

Edwin Torres, 2006

  1. introduction (3:29): MP3
  2. Lunar Chord (6:16): MP3
  3. In the Speed of Slope (7:06): MP3
  4. Some Kind of Rip in What I See (3:01): MP3
  5. Dude Descending a Staircase (0:56): MP3
  6. Eat Flesh in America (3:36): MP3
  7. E Man's Proclamation (1:52): MP3
  8. In Line With What (0:52): MP3
  9. Some Notes on Princess Di (3:34): MP3
  10. A Postcard from Across the Utes (4:54): MP3
  11. I Wanted to Say Hello... But My Hair Was a Mess (3:50): MP3
  12. A Most Imperfect Start (6:48): MP3
  13. Motor Priest (8:15): MP3
  14. Questions (16:04): MP3
  • complete reading (1:00:26): MP3

Bruce Andrews, January 31, 2006

  1. introduction by Jeffrey Schrader (2:40): MP3
  2. Concordance (1:52): MP3
  3. Snow Ponies (4:47): MP3
  4. Crease (6:04): MP3
  5. Mistaken Identity (4:04): MP3
  6. Feature (3:29): MP3
  7. Crease Live B (5:05): MP3
  8. Time Expansion (4:13): MP3
  9. The Millenium Project (17:32): MP3
  10. October Surprise (3:09): MP3
  11. Lip Service (5:56): MP3
  • complete reading (1:00:42): MP3

Clayton Eshleman reading Cesar Vallejo, February 15, 2007

  1. The Spider (1:23): MP3
  2. Dregs (1:39): MP3
  3. Muleteers (1:43): MP3
  4. To My Brother Miguel (1:19): MP3
  5. Trilce 1 (0:56): MP3
  6. Trilce 5 (1:26): MP3
  7. Trilce 8 (0:52): MP3
  8. Trilce 9 (1:24): MP3
  9. Trilce 36 (2:30): MP3
  10. Trilce 57 (1:27): MP3
  11. I am Going to Speak of Hope (3:12): MP3
  12. Untitled (2:10): MP3
  13. Untitled "And if..." (1:50): MP3
  14. Telluric and Magnetic (4:31): MP3
  15. Untitled "This happened..." (2:08): MP3
  16. Untitled "I have..." (2:34): MP3
  17. Intensity and Height (1:21): MP3
  18. Clapping and Guitar (2:19): MP3
  19. Untitled "Let the Millionaire" (4:48): MP3
  • complete reading (1:18:11): MP3

Ron Silliman, October 2, 2007

  1. introduction by Stephen Ratcliffe (6:10): MP3
  2. The Age of Huts (15:10): MP3
  3. The Chinese Notebook (7:09): MP3
  4. 2197 (10:25): MP3
  5. Q&A (15:48): MP3
  • complete reading (58:35): MP3

Kenneth Goldsmith, March 11, 2008

  1. Ariel Goldberg Introduction (7:17): MP3
  2. Dear Kenny G (8:13): MP3
  3. All the News 1 (6:42): MP3
  4. All the News 2 Senator (17:32): MP3
  5. And Bodily Discourse (4:02): MP3
  • complete reading (58:43): MP3

Mark Nowak, November 3, 2009

  1. introduction by Juliana Spahr (2:45): MP3
  2. Ford Auto Workers (14:48): MP3
  3. Coal Mountain Elementary (18:28): MP3
  4. Coal Mountain Blog (2:49): MP3
  5. Q & A (17:31): MP3
  • complete reading (56:48): MP3

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Mei-mei Berssenbrugge, November 10, 2009

  1. introduction by Stephen Ratcliffe (5:20): MP3
  2. The New Boys (8:57): MP3
  3. Green (9:38): MP3
  4. Glitter (8:28): MP3
  5. Slow Down Now (fragment) (3:26): MP3
  6. Hello the Roses (fragment) (1:43): MP3
  • complete reading (37:37): MP3

Jen Bervin, September 28, 2010

  • complete reading (56:42): MP3

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Hiromi Ito, October 19, 2010


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Eileen Myles, November 16, 2010

  1. Introduction by Rebecca Maillet (5:44): MP3
  2. A Perfect Faceless Fish (6:22): MP3
  3. The Weather (1:38): MP3
  4. from the Opening Pages of Inferno (A Poet's Novel) (7:59): MP3
  5. from "The Poetry Field" (5:30): MP3
  6. from "1" (4:20): MP3
  7. My Revolution (9:25): MP3
  8. Questions (15:35): MP3
  • complete reading (1:00:21): MP3

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M. NourbeSe Philip, March 29, 2011

  1. introduction (with Juliana Spahr) (6:35): MP3
  2. Zong #2 (1:55): MP3
  3. Zong #3 (1:55): MP3
  4. Zong #10 (1:15): MP3
  5. Zong #11 (1:48): MP3
  6. Zong #12 (2:56): MP3
  7. from Sal (4:30): MP3
  8. from Ventus (5:22): MP3
  9. from Ratio (11:52): MP3
  10. from Ferrum (6:40): MP3
  • complete reading (55:40): MP3

LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs, October 1, 2013

  1. introduction by Kiala Givehand (4:31): MP3
  2. introduction (2:40): MP3
  3. "I am New York" by Jayne Cortez (2:21): MP3
  4. Dutty gal (4:40): MP3
  5. Mista Popo™ hollas @ jynx™ (3:22): MP3
  6. introduction to Trail Mix (3:33): MP3
  7. Trail Mix (6:11): MP3
  8. Marmota Monax Mizrahi Feeds chi chi mugler at the latex ball (2:52): MP3
  9. Benihana (2:58): MP3
  10. Border Universe (4:33): MP3
  11. Anasema kwa haraka (9:19): MP3
  12. metromultilingopollonegrocucarchasgoulashblahblahblah (7:09): MP3
  13. Mugshot pedigree (12:21): MP3
  • complete reading (1:06:36): MP3

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