Adrian Matejka reads from his forthcoming book and speaks with us about the source material for this project and his recent visit to Jack Johnson's gravesite.
Adrian Matejka reads from his 2013 book The Big Smoke, which explores through poetry the life and myth of prizefighter Jack Johnson.
Vievee reads "Anteater at the Dallas Zoo," "Still Life with Summer Sausage, a Blade, and No Blood -- East Texas, 1980," "Pity the Swine," and "Loblolly Pine..."
Vievee reads poems from her book Horse In the Dark and discusses her family ties to West Texas and its influence in this collection of work.
Vievee Francis reads a selection of poems from her new book.
Finney won the 2011 National Book Award for Poetry with her title Head Off & Split.