Poetry Clips of the Week: Orlando White and Patrick James Dunagan

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

These video clips are the part of a series highlighting recent readings held by SF State’s Poetry Center and American Poetry Archives. Visit this website regularly for fresh poetic content.

On April 27, The Poetry Center hosted Orlando White, recipient of The Poetry Center Book Award for LETTERRS (Nightboat Books, 2015). White performed with award judge Patrick James Dunagan, who read from Drops of Rain / Drops of Wine (Spuyten Duyvil, 2016) and Book of Kings (Bird and Beckett Books, 2015). An extensive conversation with the audience, focused on questions of poetics, followed the readings.

White reads from his award-winning collection LETTERRS.


Dunagan reads from Book of Kings. Advisory: contains strong language.


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