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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

Gone Is the Word as Word: A Discussion of Bob Cobbing's "Portrait of Robin Crozier"

Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Jaap Blonk, Danny Snelson, and Steve McLaughlin.

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