poetry reading

Fady Joudah Brings Subversive Poems to LC


Accomplished poet Fady Joudah held a reading in the Frank Manor House on April 1. At the reading, he recited poems from his most recent book, “Footnotes in the Order of Disappearance: Poems.” Joudah won the Yale Series of Younger Poets competition in 2007 and has since won multiple other awards for his writing, including

Famed poet delves into the impact of language


By Arista Engineer Art has power. This is the statement left echoing in my mind after the Robert Hass poetry reading on Feb. 6. Hass, sensitive to the effect of poetry on an audience, uses his command over language to guide, teach and question. The reading served as a great introduction to his work because

2015 A. Poulin, Jr. Poetry Prize winner Derrick Austin reads at Manor House


  During his poetry reading at the Manor House on March 15, Derrick Austin revealed himself to be an incredibly approachable, friendly guy. He demonstrated his humor and wit, as well as his thoughtfulness in many side-notes and tangents, in addition to the complex observations about life that come alive in his poetry. In the

Poetry Reading by Victor Rodriguez Nunez


By Emma Cranston /// Staff Writer Last Thursday, Lewis & Clark hosted poet Victor Nuñez in the Albany-Smith auditorium. Nuñez read several of his pieces in Spanish, but offered english commentaries beside them. Nuñez’s wife, Kate Hedeen, has worked to translate the mass of his poems into English, and anthologies such as his “With a