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Posts Tagged: poetry readings

Notable Los Angeles 3/17–3/23

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Monday 3/17: Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Chris Pavone discusses and signs The Accident. 7:00 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore. Tuesday 3/18: Eve & Leonora Epstein present and sign X vs. y: A Culture War, a Love Story. 7:00 p.m. at Book Soup. The Moth presents: Time. 7:00 p.m. at Los Globos. $8 at the door, $16 […]

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Bill Murray: Actor, Comedian, and…Poetry Reader?

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Open Culture has not one, not two, but three separate videos of Bill Murray performing at a poetry reading. The poems he’s chosen are “Forgetfulness” by Billy Collins, “What We Miss” by Sarah Manguso, and “Brush Up Your Shakespeare” by Cole Porter (technically a song, but same deal). Check it out—it’s no less cool for […]

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Poetic Lives Online: Links by Brian Spears

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A tale of a poetry reading, or maybe the word “cock” is inherently funny. Annie Finch tells you everything you need to know about the sonnet. Who was in Best American Poetry 2009? The answer probably won’t surprise you. W. S. DiPiero in Threepenny Review: “Certain art gets fresh with us. It stings with what […]

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