One Pause Poetry

Franz Wright

From the archives: Franz Wright reads poems from Kindertotenwald (Knopf 2013).  We talk about wearing masks, about the difficult twenties, and about seeing the drawbacks of MFA programs (while still loving scholars and universities).  We also talk about finding your secret of writing, “king of the cats,” and the universal. https://umich.box.com/shared/static/k3f8jemzdzidx6lrof1l3pn7hwfkeqs3.wav Download Audio photo credit: Garin Horner In …

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Mohja Kahf

Mohja Kahf reads from Hagar Poems (University of Arkansas Press 2016). We talk about the intersecting stories of Hagar, Abraham and Sarah, traditional narratives, and  reconfiguring stories for the current moment–and Mohja also reads poems from the new manuscript. https://umich.box.com/shared/static/2vp3avlhofxcrkv0cp9zvr93xdbzpx2q.mp3 Download Audio Mohja Kahf with Rima Hassouneh of The Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies in the …

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