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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.

Is It Over Already?: A Discussion of Steve Benson's "Did the lights just go out?"

Hosted by Al Filreis and featuring Tyrone Williams, Thom Donovan, and Patrick Durgin.

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