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"... falls somewhere between the Zen koan and R.D. Laing's 'Knots.' ... Bite-sized wisdom on an invisible stick." (Billy Collins)
Supportive & challenging workshops.
Energize your writing.
"A poet fools around with words. And that’s one way of getting a poem started—just playing, not asserting a concept or an idea, because as Valéry says... 'If you want to write verse and you begin with thoughts, you begin with prose.' Redefining 'stupidity' as 'foolishness' feels both right and inadequate, as if the riddle’s answer were too easy. On the other hand, are we looking for an answer, or are we trying to discover those elusive 'subtle relations'? 'The proper object of poetry,' Valéry writes, becoming oracular again, 'is what has no single name, what in itself provokes and demands more than one expression.'"
—Lawrence Raab MORE
- Edward Foster
- Jennifer Reeser
- Austin Allen
- Ruth Valentine
- Susan Millar DuMars
- A. M. Juster
- Kim Garcia
- Susan Firer
- Genevieve Kaplan
- Alice Sant'Anna, tr. Tiffany Higgins
- Stephen Burt
- Karen Donovan
Audio recordings of events in our Readings & Conversations and In Pursuit of Cultural Freedom series are available via podcast generally within one week of the event. Selected past Lannan events are also being released periodically in audio and/or video format. We also have rare video interviews with people such as Peter Reading and John Berger.
In his 100th column, David Biespiel introduces "Roosters" by Elizabeth Bishop.
Oliver de la Paz and Ruth Ellen Kocher discuss her collection Third Voice.
Andrew McCulloch introduces Dylan Thomas's "In the White Giant’s Thigh."
Ted Kooser presents Natasha Trethewey's "Housekeeping."
Carol Rumens introduces Shuntarō Tanikawa's "And," translated by William I Elliott and Kazuo Kawamura.
Lucia Perillo, 58
William Logan reviews Marie Ponsot's Collected Poems.
The Letters of Samuel Beckett 1966-1989, edited by George Craig, Martha Dow Fehsenfeld, Dan Gunn and Lois More Overbeck, reviewed by Chris Power.
Amit Majmudar reads Christopher Reid.
The TS Eliot Prize shortlist is announced.
Amanda Petrusich reviews Archeophonics by Peter Gizzi.
Carol Ann Duffy on The Map and the Clock: A Laureate's Choice of the Poetry of Britain and Ireland.
Slakki: New & Neglected Poems, by Roy Fisher, reviewed by David Wheatley.
David Antin, 84
Kaveh Akbar interviews Anaïs Duplan.
A. E. Stallings on Dylan's Nobel Prize.
Christopher Ricks reflects on Bob Dylan's Nobel Prize.
Dwight Garner on "Bob Dylan the Writer."
Bob Dylan honored with Nobel Prize in Literature. MORE