The Voices of Women in American Poetry

Ai

Ai

On Thursday, Apr 24th, Marilyn Chin will be performing, starting at 7pm, at the Los Angeles Central Library‘s Mark Taper Auditorium, located at 630 W. Fifth Street in the financial district of Los Angeles.

Poetry of America’s 2014 national series taking place in five cities presents a number of distinguished contemporary poets, speaking about Adrienne Rich and Anne Bradstreet, Lucille Clifton and  Gertrude Stein.

Marilyn will speak about Ai Ogawa, or simply Ai (born Florence Anthony), a recently deceased American poet and educator. Ai was highly acclaimed for her free verse poems and much beloved by her friends and colleagues.

During the appearance in Los Angeles, Marilyn will share the stage with Toi Derricotte speaking on Anne Sexton and Percival Everett on Gertrude Stein. The performance will be moderated by Alice Quinn, Executive Director, Poetry Society of America.

After the performance a Q&A Panel was led by Alice Quinn.

Panel

Panel