Established 2014
Director: Dr. Kim Bridgford

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All panels are subject to change

Tuesday, May 26
Wednesday, May 27
Thursday, May 28
Friday, May 29

Printable Schedule

Tuesday, May 26

10:00 a.m. Check-in

12:00-1:00 Lunch, Mercy Center Dining Hall

1:15-2:30

  • A Poet's Field Guide, Tom Cable and Natalie Gerber

1:15-2:45

Jehanne Dubrow One-Day Workshop

2:45-4:00

  • Participant Reading
  • Beyond Isis, Marsha Bryant and Mary Ann Eaverly

4:15-5:30

  • Poetry and Politics Panel, Jackie Johnson (chair), Monique-Adelle Callahan, Brian Gilmore, Monica Hand
  • New books reading, Meredith Bergmann, Rebecca Foust, Rick Mullin, Sally Nacker

6:00-7:00 Reception

7:00-8:15 Dinner

8:30-10:00 Faculty Reading

Dick Davis, Erica Dawson, Joshua Mehigan, Spencer Reece, Terri Witek and Cyriaco Lopes

Thursday, May 28

7:00-8:15 Breakfast

8:30-9:45

  • Tribute to Edgar Bowers, Kevin Durkin (chair), Dick Davis, Joshua Mehigan, Leslie Monsour
  • After Modernism, Quincy Lehr (chair), Rowan Ricardo Phillips, Nicholas Friedman, Wendy Sloan
  • Amiri Baraka Tribute, Jackie Johnson (chair), Monica Hand, Alex Long, Kate Rushin

10:00-11:30

Rafael Campo One-Day Workshop

10:00-11:15

  • YA long poem, Marilyn Nelson (chair), Leslea Newman, Meg Kearney
  • Margaret Walker Centenary Panel, Cherise Pollard (chair), Lamont Steptoe, David Taylor and others

11:30-12:45 Lunch

1:00-3:00 Workshops and Seminars

3:15-4:30

  • Mezzo Cammin Tenth-Anniversary Panel, Kim Bridgford (chair), Jenna Le, Anne-Marie Thompson, and Chelsea Woodard
  • Philip Larkin panel, Nicholas Friedman (chair), Rory Waterman, Gillian Steinberg, and Nick Everett

4:45-6:00

  • Kenyon Review Editors' Roundtable, David Lynn (chair), David Baker
  • Spotlight reading, Afaa Michael Weaver and Ken Chen

6:00-7:00 Reception

7:00-8:15 Dinner

8:30-10:00 Faculty Reading

Rafael Campo, Jehanne Dubrow, Annie Finch, Micheal O'Siadhail, Patricia Smith, A. E. Stallings

10:00-11:30 Concert

New Duke

Wednesday, May 27

7:00-8:15 Breakfast

8:30-9:45

  • Diverse religious poetry traditions, Angela O'Donnell (chair), Dick Davis, Jehanne Dubrow
  • Diverse art forms respond to the theme of "water," Jo Yarrington (chair), Dolores Hayden, Cyriaco Lopes, Terri Witek, Ashley Murphy, Iesha Thompson, Marion Belanger

10:00-11:30

Spencer Reece One-Day-Workshop

10:00-11:15

  • Children's poetry, Melissa Balmain (chair), Joelle Dujardin, Robert Schechter, Toby Speed
  • Raintown Review anthology reading, Jeff Holt (chair), Erica Dawson, Jehanne Dubrow, John Foy, Quincy R. Lehr
  • Italian translation, Moira Egan (chair), Damiano Abeni by Skype

11:30-12:45 Lunch

1:00-3:00 Workshops and Seminars

3:15-4:30

  • Sundance film viewing, Our Little Roses, Spencer Reece
  • Publishing, Jill Bialosky (chair), Major Jackson, David Baker, Kathleen Ossip
  • New books reading, Deborah Arnold, Bill Conelly, Nzadi Keita, Jean L. Kreiling

4:45-6:00

  • Developments in digital poetry, Robert Polito (chair), Karin Roffman, Irwin Chen, Tom Healy, Adam Fitzgerald
  • Spotlight reading, Jill Bialosky and Rowan Ricardo Phillips

6:00-7:00 Reception

7:00-8:30 Banquet

8:45-10:00 Keynote Address and Reading

Global poetry address and poetry reading, Marilyn Hacker

Friday, May 29

7:00-8:15 Breakfast

8:30-9:45

  • Measure for Measure reading, Annie Finch (chair), Moira Egan, Patricia Smith, A.E. Stallings, Marilyn Hacker, Kevin Durkin, and others
  • Seminar leader roundtable, Anna Evans, Natalie Gerber, Steven Schneider
  • Poetry and transportation, Pat Valdata (chair), Dolores Hayden, Leah Silvieus, Sharon Olson

10:00-11:30 Patricia Smith One-Day Workshop

10:00-11:15

  • Tribute to Claudia Emerson, Anna Evans (chair), Amy Lemmon, Erica Dawson, Chelsea Woodard
  • Participant Reading

11:30-12:45 Lunch

1:00-3:00 Workshops and Seminars

Good-bye until next year!
Adiós hasta el próximo año!
Au revoir jusqu'à l'année prochaine!
Auf Wiedersehen bis zum nächsten Jahr!
Arrivederci al prossimo anno!
Vaarwel tot volgend jaar!

Tuesday, May 26
Wednesday, May 27
Thursday, May 28
Friday, May 29

Printable Schedule