Radical Poetry Reading

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In this virtual event for the Brooklyn Rail, Jorie Graham curates the thirty-fifth installment of the Radical Poetry Reading series focused around the topics of illness, injustice, and truth featuring poets Jericho Brown, Victoria Chang, Forrest Gander, D. A. Powell, and Claudia Rankine.

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Henri Cole With Forrest Gander

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“Unnatural cycles seemed to be / establishing themselves, without regard to our lives.” In this reading and conversation hosted by Green Apple Books, Henri Cole reads from his latest poetry collection, Blizzard (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2020), and speaks to Pulitzer Prize–winning author Forrest Gander about inspiration and the writing process.

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Casting Deep Shade

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“Poses no significant litter problem. / Ranks as ‘not particularly outstanding,’ according to the Forest Service.” At the Poetry Center at San Francisco State University, Forrest Gander reads from the opening of Casting Deep Shade (Copper Canyon Press, 2019), C. D. Wright’s posthumously published collection. The multigenre, three-panel, hardcover book is featured in Page One in the March/April issue of Poets & Writers Magazine.

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