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Takeaways from the American Library Association's annual conference
Sarah Kortemeier and Jaime Lee Curtis at ALA in Orlando, 2016

A special #tbt featuring Li-Young Lee's full reading at the Poetry Center in 2003.
Image credit: Cal State LA Burden Poetry 2014

Poet and visual artist Mary-Kim Arnold joins host Brian Blanchfield for an episode of poetry that explores lineage and considers fate and declares self-determination.

Announcing upcoming events for the 2016-17 season.
Photo credit: @Robert Reck Photography

Featuring eight world-class poets as they address what Climate Change & Poetry share with one another in a series of investigative readings.
Climaet Change & Poetry

On May 7th, the Poetry Center Develpment Council hosted a reception to honor the legacy of former Executive Director Lois Shelton and publicly announced a campaign to name our guest house the Lois...