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Kelly Writers House impresario Al Filreis leads a lively roundtable discussion of a single poem with a series of rotating guests including Linh Dinh, Randall Couch, Jessica Lowenthal, Charles Bernstein, Rachel Blau DuPlessis, erica kaufman, and others.
Schedule: Monthly

Don't Know How to Say: A Discussion of George Oppen's 'Ballad'

Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring poets Linh Dinh, Rachel Blau DuPlessis, and Jessica Lowenthal.

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