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PoemTalk #161, Discussing Sarah Dowling's "Entering Sappho", feat. Larissa Lai, Maxe Crandall, and Julia Bloch

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PoemTalk #138, Discussing Maggie Nelson's "Bluets," feat. Adrienne Raphel, Jennifer Firestone, and Julia Bloch

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PoemTalk #110, Discussing Philip Whalen's "Life at Bolinas. The Last of California," feat. Stephen Ratcliffe, Joanne Kyger, and Julia Bloch

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PoemTalk #99, Discussing William Bronk's "Finding Losses"

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PoemTalk #90, Discussing Gertrude Stein's "How She Bowed to Her Brother," feat. Maxe Crandall, Julia Bloch, and Sarah Dowling

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PoemTalk #85, Discussing James Schuyler's “February,” feat. Bernadette Mayer, Julia Bloch, and erica kaufman

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PoemTalk #84, Discussing H.D.'s “Helen in Egypt,” feat. Julia Bloch, Dee Morris, and Annette Debo

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PoemTalk #79, Discussing Joanne Kyger's “It's Been a Long Time: Notes from the Revolution,” feat. Julia Bloch, Stephen Ratcliffe, and Pattie McCarthy

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PoemTalk #74, Discussing Walt Whitman's "Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking" as performed by Basil Bunting

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PoemTalk #58, Discussing Bernadette Mayer's "The Tragic Condition of the Statue of Liberty"

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PoemTalk #47, Discussing Rosmarie Waldrop's "Shorter American Memory of the Declaration of Independence"

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PoemTalk #38, Discussing Norman Fischer's "I'd Like to See It"

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PoemTalk #28, Discussing Jack Spicer's "Psychoanalysis: An Elegy"

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PoemTalk #11, Discussing Erica Hunt's "The Voice of No", feat. Elizabeth Willis, Julia Bloch, and Jessica Lowenthal

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Segue Series Reading at the Zinc Bar, January 20, 2018

  • Complete recording (25:26): MP3

Reading for Housework at Chapterhouse with Cynthia Arrieu-King to honor Hillary Gravendyk, Philadelphia, September 10, 2016

Complete reading (38:07): MP3

Ashraf Fayadh Teach-in at the Kelly Writers House on January 14, 2016

part of the "Life & Freedom for Ashraf Fayadh Worldwide Reading"

  1. Introduction by Charles Bernstein (3:26): MP3
  2. Untitled excerpts from Instructions Within (used as "evidence" by the Saudi courts in sentencing Fayadh to death for the crime of "apostacy".) read by Ron Silliman (5:28): MP3
  3. "A Space in the Void" (Original Arabic) (4:14): MP3
  4. "A Space in the Void" (trans. Johnathan Wright) read by Julia Bloch (2:08): MP3
  5. "A Melancholy Made of Dough" (Original Arabic) (5:58): MP3
  6. Brief Remarks on "A Melancholy Made of Dough" from Rachel Blau Duplessis (2:21): MP3
  7. "A Melancholy Made of Dough" (trans. Tariq al Haydar) read by Rachel Blau Duplessis (3:00): MP3
  8. "The Last of the Line of Refugee Descendants" (Original Arabic) (12:31): MP3
  9. "The Last of the Line of Refugee Descendants" (trans. Johnathan Wright) read by Ariel Resnikoff (6:59): MP3

Celebration of Julia Bloch, introduced by Al Filreis, September 16, 2015

Complete reading (35:27): MP3

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Paradigm Shifting: Edwin Torres and Will Alexander in Conversation at the Kelly Writers House, October 25, 2016

  • Introduction by Julia Bloch (2:20): MP3

Reading for the Emergency Series, Kelly Writers House, March 27, 2012

  • Complete reading (17:03): MP3
  • Q & A with Carolina Maugeri (21:00): MP3

MLA Offsite Reading, Town Hall Downstairs, Seattle, January 7, 2012

Complete reading (1:29): MP3

MLA Offsite Reading at ArtShare, LA, January 8, 2011

Complete reading (1:07): MP3

Reading at "Writers House New York" event, Meisel Gallery, NYC, November 3, 2010

Level (for Sarah Dowling) (0:52):
MP3

Complete video (0:52): MOV

Segue Series Reading at the Bowery Poetry Club, New York, October 16, 2010

  1. Introduction (2:26): MP3
  2. Mt. Airy (1:35): MP3
  3. Harpdischord (1:00): MP3
  4. Apartments (0:54): MP3
  5. The Four Stages of Dependence (1:20) MP3
  6. The Selfist (0:38) MP3
  7. Dear Philadelphia (0:34) MP3
  8. The Tight Pants of the Arts (0:44) MP3
  9. Level (0:50) MP3
  10. Scordatura (1:22) MP3
  11. The Passenger (0:50) MP3
  12. Untitled 1 (0:43) MP3
  13. Untitled 2 (0:26) MP3
  14. Letters to Kelly Clarkson (5:24) MP3

Complete reading (18:56): MP3

MLA Off-Site Reading at the Rotunda, Philadelphia, December 29, 2009

  • Complete reading (0:53): MP3

Reading at the Chapterhouse Cafe, December 12, 2009

  • Complete reading (18:21): MP3

Reading at Live at the Writers House, Episode 65, September 24, 2007

  1. Introduction (1:31): MP3
  2. Persephone (1:13): MP3
  3. Anticlea (1:15): MP3
  4. I Dream I'm the Death of Buffy the Vampire Slayer (2:52): MP3

Reading with Dodie Bellamy at the Kelly Writers House, March 22, 2007

  1. Introduction (2:33): MP3
  2. Letters to Kelly Clarkson (11:47): MP3
  3. The Selfist (8:23): MP3
  4. I Am Not on Drugs (0:52): MP3
  5. Lost Sketch (1:50): MP3

Reading at Live at the Writers House, Episode 63, February 26, 2007

  1. Introduction (1:18): MP3
  2. Letters to Kelly Clarkson (2:34): MP3
  3. Persephone (1:59): MP3
  4. Anticlea (1:19):MP3
  5. Sky Time (0:54): MP3
  6. Ruinic (0:38): MP3
  7. Manhattanic (1:38): MP3

from 7-UP on Bitter at the Kelly Writers House, February 22, 2007

  • Complete reading (8:06): MP3

"The Mind of Winter" at the Kelly Writers House, January 19, 2006

Complete reading (16:05): MP3

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