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Nick Flynn Reads Zoë Hitzig

Nick Flynn joins Kevin Young to read and discuss Zoë Hitzig's poem "Objectivity as Blanket" and his own poem "The King of Fire." Flynn's latest poetry collection is "My Feelings"; he will publish two new books, "Stay" and "I Will Destroy You," in 2019. Flynn has received the Erikson Institute Prize for Excellence in Mental Health Media, as well as awards and fellowships from PEN, the Guggenheim Foundation, and the Library of Congress.

Catherine Barnett Reads Wislawa Szymborska

Catherine Barnett joins Kevin Young to read and discuss Wislawa Szymborska's poem "Maybe All This" (translated, from the Polish, by Clare Cavanagh and Stanislaw Barańczak) and her own poem "Son in August." Barnett is the author of the poetry collections "Into Perfect Spheres Such Holes Are Pierced," "The Game of Boxes," and "Human Hours," out in September.

Nicole Sealey Reads Ellen Bass

Nicole Sealey joins Kevin Young to read and discuss Ellen Bass' poem "Indigo" and her own poem "A Violence." Sealey is the executive director at the Cave Canem Foundation and the author of the poetry collection "Ordinary Beast."

Tiana Clark Reads Natasha Trethewey

Tiana Clark joins Kevin Young to read and discuss Natasha Trethewey's poem "Repentance," and her own poem, "Nashville." Tiana Clark is the author of the chapbook "Equilibrium," which won the 2016 Frost Place Chapbook Prize. Her first full-length book of poems, "I Can't Talk About the Trees Without the Blood," winner of the Agnes Lynch Starrett Prize, will be published in September. Natasha Trethewey won the 2007 Pulitzer Prize in poetry for her collection "Native Guard," and was the United States Poet Laureate from 2012 to 2014. Her most recent book is "Thrall."

Ada Limón and Natalie Diaz Discuss "Envelopes of Air"

Ada Limón and Natalie Diaz join Kevin Young to discuss their collaborative poetry project, "Envelopes of Air," a series of eight poems written in correspondence between the two poets, currently featured on newyorker.com.

Marie Howe Reads Lucie Brock-Broido

Marie Howe joins Kevin Young to read and discuss Lucie Brock-Broido's poem "The American Security Against Foreign Enemies Act" and her own poem "The Star Market."

Meena Alexander Reads Gerald Stern

Meena Alexander joins Kevin Young to read and discuss Gerald Stern's poem "Adonis," and her own poem "Kochi by the Sea."

Terrance Hayes reads Matthew Dickman

Terrance Hayes joins Kevin Young to read and discuss Matthew Dickman's poem "Fire" and his own poem "New York Poem."

David Lehman Reads John Ashbery

David Lehman joins Kevin Young to read and discuss John Ashbery's Poem "Worsening Situation," and his own poem "Stages on Life's Way."

Tracy K. Smith Reads Matthew Dickman

Tracy K. Smith joins Kevin Young to read and discuss Matthew Dickman's poem "Minimum Wage," and her own poem "Declaration."

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