Lori Cotler and Glen Velez opened the evening with some music. Ekiwah Adler-Belindez was so taken by the music he asked if they would accompany his reading. They were open to it and what followed was a special unscripted happening. Linda Hogan followed Ekiwah, and then Brian Turner took the stage to tell us about Iraq before another musical interlude. After the music, Toi Derricote and Gerald Stern took their turn at the podium before the night finally came to an end. ... See my Tabblo;
In another posting, I provide more from my notes on each reading. Where possible, the names of each of the poems that they read. Where possible because sometimes they did not say, or if they did, I did not capture it.