Eliza Griswold joins Kevin Young to discuss her poetry sequence " . Griswold is a poet and journalist who has contributed to The New Yorker since 2003. She is the author of, most recently, "Amity and Prosperity: One Family and the Fracturing of America," which won the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for general nonfiction. Her new poetry collection, "If Men, Then," will be published in 2020.
Ariel Francisco Reads James Wright
Ariel Francisco joins Kevin Young to read " ." Francisco is a poet and translator who published his debut poetry collection, "All My Heroes Are Broke," in 2017. His new book, "A Sinking Ship is Still a Ship," is forthcoming in 2020.
Campbell McGrath Reads Czeslaw Milosz
Campbell McGrath joins Kevin Young to discuss “ .” McGrath has published several poetry collections and received fellowships from the Library of Congress, the Guggenheim Foundation, and the MacArthur Foundation. His latest book is "Nouns & Verbs: New and Selected Poems."
Natasha Trethewey Reads Charles Wright
Natasha Trethewey joins Kevin Young to read and discuss Charles Wright's poem "Toadstools," and her own poem "Repentance." Trethewey, a former United States Poet Laureate, is a chancellor of the Academy of American Poets and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Her most recent poetry collection is "Monument."
Safiya Sinclair Reads Natalie Diaz
Safiya Sinclair joins Kevin Young to read and discuss Natalie Diaz's poem " ." Sinclair is the author of the poetry collection "Cannibal" and the forthcoming memoir "How to Say Babylon."