Friday, April 3, 2009


“Busy Poetry: Recent Documentary and Research-based Poetics.”
Who is poetry speaking to, and who is poetry speaking for?---two questions that condition poetry's relationship to the world at large. Recent work in both documentary and research-based poetries have complicated and enriched that relationship in ways that make us reconsider the boundaries of poetry itself.
Wednesday, April 8, 3:00, Weigley Room, 9th floor Gladfelter Hall on Main campus.

Thursday April 9 at 8:00 p.m. at Temple's Center City campus (1515 Market St., room 222).

Cole Swensen’s most recent book is Ours (University of California, 2008). She is the co-editor with David St. John of the anthology American Hybrid (W. W. Norton, 2009). She teaches at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop.

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