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Watch videos; listen to audio clips, including readings by authors featured in Page One: Where New and Noteworthy Books Begin; and view slideshows related to articles and features published in Poets & Writers Magazine

The Gypsy Moth Summer by Julia Fierro

Julia Fierro reads from her novel, The Gypsy Moth Summer, published in June by St. Martin’s Press. Prologue Before that summer of ’92, when the gypsy moths swarmed Avalon Island and Leslie Day Marshall, golden-headed prodigal daughter, returned with...

Lessons on Expulsion by Erika L. Sánchez

Erika L. Sánchez reads two poems from her debut poetry collection, Lessons on Expulsion, published in July by Graywolf Press. Forty-Three The moment before death the air—inexplicably—tastes of wet horse. The chest expands and somethingunspools like...

Incendiary Art by Patricia Smith

Patricia Smith reads two poems from her new collection, Incendiary Art, published in February by TriQuarterly Books/Northwestern University Press. Incendiary Art: The Body I’ve nightmared your writhe, glumfists punching their way out of yourown body...

Abandon Me by Melissa Febos

Melissa Febos reads from her new essay collection, Abandon Me, published on February 28 by Bloomsbury. Call My Name When I was seven, my sea captain father at sea, my mother a strobing lighthouse of missing, I stood alone in my bedroom, renaming...

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