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November 18, 2012

 

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More From The Big Smoke By Adrian Matejka

Adrian Matejka reads poems from his 2013 book The Big Smoke, which examines iconic prizefighter Jack Johnson.

November 11, 2012

 

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Poetry And Conversation With Adrian Matejka

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.

November 4, 2012

 

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Adrian Matejka Reads From The Big Smoke

Adrian Matejka reads from his 2013 book The Big Smoke, which explores through poetry the life and myth of prizefighter Jack Johnson.

May 27, 2012

 

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Loblolly Pine In A Field Of Hollyhocks By Vievee Francis

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..."

April 29, 2012

 

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Poetry and Conversation With Vievee Francis

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.

April 8, 2012

 

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Horse In The Dark By Vievee Francis

Vievee Francis reads a selection of poems from her new book.

March 4, 2012

 

Nikky Finney

National Book Award Winner Nikky Finney

Finney won the 2011 National Book Award for Poetry with her title Head Off & Split.

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