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Forrest Gander

Boise State MFA Reading Series, Boise, March 4, 2011

  • complete reading (48:18): MP3
  1. Introduction (1:32): MP3
  2. Gander talking about "Kiwao Nomura" (2:03): MP3
  3. Kiwao Nomura (1:37): MP3
  4. Impure pavane (4:40): MP3
  5. Psalm (2:02): MP3
  6. Clearing (4:12): MP3
  7. Talking about "Mono" (2:11): MP3
  8. Mono (2:53): MP3
  9. Talking about "Ligature one" (1:45): MP3
  10. Ligature one (4:39): MP3
  11. Anecdote about a nervous poet (0:36): MP3
  12. Anniversary (1:01): MP3
  13. Evaporation one (2:43): MP3
  14. "In increments enunciated 'oh'" (1:24): MP3
  15. Faithfulness (3:58): MP3
  16. Q&A (9:43): MP3

Appearing on Cross Cultural Poetics, Episode #147, "The Night," hosted by Leonard Schwartz, October 7, 2007

Complete Recording (38:12): MP3

Appearing on Cross Cultural Poetics,Episode #85, "Radio From The Mountain," hosted by Leonard Schwartz, 2005

Complete Recording (28:26): MP3

Reading with C.D. Wright at the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University, February 3, 2004

  • introduction (3:17): MP3
  • complete reading (26:38): MP3

Reading at the Key West Literary Seminar, 2003

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  1. Present Tense (9:28): MP3
  2. Someone Must Be Called Twilight (4:19): MP3
  3. To Live Without Solace (2:54): MP3
  4. To the Reader (3:01): MP3
  5. complete reading, 2003 (19:59): MP3

Reading at the Kelly Writers House, UPenn, November 12, 2002

complete reading (41:26): MP3

  1. Introduction by Al Filres and Susan Stewart (4:22): MP3
  2. Susan Stewart's Explication of Gerard Hopkins' "Terrible Sonnets" (3:33): MP3
  3. "The Rain" by Robert Creeley (1:25): MP3
  4. "Someone Must be Called Twilight" by Jaime Sáenz (4:25): MP3
  5. Facing in All Directions (6:05): MP3
  6. Pastoral (1:32): MP3
  7. Present Tense, Part 1 (5:38): MP3
  8. Ligatures (6:15): MP3
  9. Present Tense, Part 2 (7:26): MP3

Reading for the Burning Deck 40th Anniversary Celebration, Providence, May 2001

  1. introduction (1:44): MP3
  2. Voiced Stops (5:58): MP3
  3. interstitial remarks (1:16): MP3
  4. Geometric Losses (0:43): MP3
  5. Violence's Narrative Continued (0:54): MP3
  6. Meditative (0:30): MP3
  7. Coda (1:10): MP3

Reading at San Francisco State University, 1996

complete reading (31:07): MP3

  1. The Ark upon his shoulders (4:16): MP3
  2. Time and the hour (1:55): MP3
  3. To live without solace (2:38): MP3
  4. Kingfisher hanged by the bill (1:53): MP3
  5. The ceremony of opening the mouth and the eyes (3:55): MP3
  6. Deep elm (1:06): MP3
  7. Field guide to southern Virginia (5:08): MP3
  8. Writhe (0:51): MP3
  9. The Mandible ER992 (2:40): MP3
  10. Anecdote about American audiences (2:05): MP3
  11. Edge lit scene (2:12): MP3

Segue Series reading at The Ear Inn, New York, March 18, 1995

  • complete recording (31:47): MP3
  1. Poet from Hiroshima (1:49): MP3
  2. Face (1:05): MP3
  3. Speaking looks (1:01): MP3
  4. The travelers (1:07): MP3
  5. Voiced stops (1:58): MP3
  6. The rehearsal (1:02): MP3
  7. Line of dissent (5:53): MP3
  8. Sermon (0:33): MP3
  9. Elegy (0:22): MP3
  10. Window, feather (0:46): MP3
  11. Eggplants and lotus root (13:50): MP3

Reading at the New Coast Festival, Buffalo, April 3, 1993

complete reading (16:02): MP3

Segue Series reading at The Ear Inn, New York, May 23, 1992

  • complete recording (15:44): MP3

Also on PennSound:

  • Ligatures (1:52): MP3
  • Present Tense (6:21): MP3

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