Reading with Alan Felsenthal, the author of Lowly (Ugly Duckling Press, 2017). Felsenthal is a publisher and co-founder of the small press Song Cave. With Ben Estes, he edited A Dark Dreambox of Another Kind: The Poems of Alfred Starr Hamilton. His writing has appeared in BOMB, The Brooklyn Rail, Critical Quarterly, Fence, jubilat, and Harper’s.
Happy hour reading at the Happy Gnome in St. Paul, with poets Ed Bok Lee, Todd Boss, Heid Erdrich and Katrina Vandenberg
Join Rain Taxi as two dozen poets from around the country gather to pay homage to one of the greats through talks, readings, stories, films, and even song. Participants include:
Ralph Angel • Betsy Brown • Rob Casper • Dan Chelotti • Christopher DeWeese • Paul Dickinson • Kelly Everding • Dobby Gibson • Matthea Harvey • James Haug • Steve Healey • Richard Jackson • Lisa Jaech • Ben Kopel • Seth Landman • Eric Lorberer • Frances McCue • Emily Pettit • Guy Pettit • Alex Phillips • Bin Ramke • Donald Revell • Eugene Richie • William Waltz • Rosanne Wasserman • Dara Wier
Music by Brian Laidlaw and the Family Trade
Why Poetry Matters panel, moderated by poet Matt Mauch, with panelists Juliet Patterson, Paula Cisewski, Chris Fishbach, Sun Yung Shin, Deborah Keenan, and Dobby Gibson.
The panel will be followed by a keynote reading by Reginald Dwayne Betts at noon.