Tag Archives: Stephen Dunn

Lackawanna Valley Digital Archives – History of Poets

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The Lackawanna Valley Digital Archives have made available videos of a number of poets reading at the Scranton Public Library . These poets visited Scranton from the late 1970s through the 1990s and were filmed as part of the Friends of the Scranton Public Library Poetry Series. You can watch poets such as CK Williams, Belle Waring, Bruce Weigi, Elaine Terranova, Susan Stewart, Henry Taylor, Gerald Stern, Gary Snyder,William Stafford, Charles Simic, Len Roberts, Susan Ray, David Ray, Jean Pearson, Carol Oles, Naomi Shihab Nye, W.S. Merwin, Heather McHugh, William Matthews, Thomas lux, Etheridge Knight, Galway Kinnel, Paul Kelly, Collette Hiestand, Willian Heyen, Emon Greenan, Michael Heller, Robert Hass, Carolyn Forsche, Tess Gallagher, Lawerence Ferlingetti, Lynn Emanuel, W.D. Earhart, Cornilius Eady, Jim Daniels, Stephen Dunn, Robert Creeley, Gerald Constanzo, William Bonk, Robert Bly, Marvin Bell and Dennis Brutus.  If you click the link, scroll down and you will see the wide array of poets reading made available.

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCR2vj6m_V0K0xkOBAEE74sg

Recommended Reading for National Poetry Month IV

national-poetry-month-4This is the fourth in a series of books recommended by the FCR staff for reading during National Poetry Month

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From Rodger Lowenthal

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Tom Lux, Child Made of Sand

http://www.amazon.com/Child-Made-Sand-Thomas-

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Franz Wright, Walking to Martha’s Vineyard

http://www.amazon.com/Walking-Marthas-Vineyard-Franz-

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Terrence Hayes, Lighthead

http://www.amazon.com/Lighthead-Poets-Penguin-Terrance-

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Jack Gilbert, Collected poems

http://www.amazon.com/Collected-Poems-Jack-

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Rodney Jones, Imaginary Logic

http://www.amazon.com/Imaginary-Logic-Rodney-

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Stephen Dunn, What Goes On: Selected and New Poems 1995-2009

http://www.amazon.com/What-Goes-Selected-1995-2009-

Rodger Lowenthal is a poet from Eastern Montgomery County Pennsylvania who is known to frequent Ryerss Museum and Library  in Fox Chase. He is a regular contributor of book reviews to FCR and an occasional host at the reading series. He also hosts “Under the Stars”, a poetry and musical quarterly event. His poetic reviews of books have appeared on line in various literary blogs. He is known to pick up pieces of cigars and Hollywood whenever he can.