80. Who is American Poetry? Four Poets on Citizenship and Engagement in Turbulent Times

Sunday, June 4 | 3:15 PM - 4:30 PM
  • Current Affairs
  • Literary
  • Poetry

Charif Shanahan, Layli Long Soldier, Michael Shewmaker, moderated by Matthew Zapruder

The landscape of contemporary poetry has never been so multitudinous, and the question of who gets to be called American has become suddenly urgent. Four poets discuss their work and what it means to be writing in America—as immigrants, as citizens, as humans—today.

Hotel Shattuck Plaza - Boiler Room

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