Eleni Sikelianos

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“That is what my grandfather, Glafkos, must have felt like. / Wandering the hillsides and down to the sea while his parents labored...” In Delphi 1927, a multimedia performance by Eleni Sikelianos, the poet examines her family history and her great grandparents’ efforts to revive the Delphic Festivals. Sikelianos’s collection What I Knew (Nightboat Books, 2019) is featured in Page One in the May/June issue of Poets & Writers Magazine.

Silk Poems

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“I wanted to think about how silk would inform the structure of a poem.” Jen Bervin talks about a three-year exploratory project studying and creating interdisciplinary work around silk and poetry, and reads from her collection Silk Poems (Nightboat Books, 2017), which is featured in Page One in the November/December issue of Poets & Writers Magazine.

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Paleontology by Samiya Bashir

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“I am a wooly mammoth stuffed into a cab. I bear / the long silence of my extinction through the rearview.” Samiya Bashir, whose poetry collection Field Theories (Nightboat Books, 2017) is featured in Page One in the May/June 2017 issue of Poets & Writers Magazine, reads her poem “Paleontology.”

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