Watch & Listen: Our Fall/Winter 20-21 Poets Read to You

While we’re staying physically distant, we seek to bridge a bit of this distance by bringing you the light and warmth of our fall/winter 2020-21 poets and their phenomenal work, presented here in their own voices. 

Tyree Daye reads “Where She Planted Hydrangeas” from Cardinal:

Bianca Stone reads Ruth Stone‘s “Pokeberries” from The Essential Ruth Stone:


Ruth Stone reads “Metamorphosis” from The Essential Ruth Stone:

Footage of Ruth Stone shared with the generous permission of Bloodaxe Books, from their 2009 documentary filmed at Stone’s home in Vermont.

Lewis Hyde
reads “Searching for the Ox” and “Catching the Ox” from The Disappearing Ox:

Denver Butson
reads Jim Harrison‘s “Drinking Song” from Collected Ghazals:

Jennifer L. Knox
reads “Crushing It,” from Crushing It:

Natalie Shapero reads “Lying is Getting,” from Popular Longing:

If you’d like to spend more time with these poets and their work, check out this season’s Launch Party Livestream readings. We’d love to see you there!