We invited 2016 Walt Whitman winner Mai Der Vang to curate a four-part series that will highlight a small community of Hmong American poets whose voices enrich and bring greater diversity to the literary landscape of this country. Each month, Vang will feature a poem by and discussion with a Hmong American poet as a way to showcase their work and explore the themes that drive them to write. First up: a poem and interview with Burlee Vang.
In celebration of the National Park Service Centennial, we commissioned fifty poets to write poems about a park in each of the fifty states for the project Imagine Our Parks with Poems.
|Nov 2010||Anne Carson's Blaney Lecture||Blaney Lecture|
|Jun 2012||The Whispered Rush, Telepathy of Archives||Blaney Lecture|
|May 2014||Not Persuasion, But Transport: The Poetry of Witness||Blaney Lecture|
|Nov 2015||Ancestors: A Mapping of Indigenous Poetry and Poets||Blaney Lecture|
|Feb 2016||In Memory of C. D. Wright by Brenda Hillman, Arthur Sze, Naomi Shihab Nye||Tributes|
|Mar 2008||Poems about School||Poetry Roundups|
|Nov 2016||Poems for Times of Turmoil||Poetry Roundups|
|Jan 2016||Carpe Diem: Poems for Making the Most of Time||Poetry Roundups|
|Apr 2016||Poems about Night||Poetry Roundups|
|Apr 2011||Poems about Music||Poetry Roundups|