July 20 online

July 20, 2022

Today, Wednesday, July 20, 2022, at 3:00pm Pacific, the Library of America is presenting “a starry tribute to Beat legend, Buddhist monk, and Pulitzer Prize-winning poet laureate of deep ecology Gary Snyder, to celebrate publication of his Collected Poems in the Library of America series. Join Governor Jerry Brown, actor Peter Coyote, novelist Kim Stanley Robinson, poets Wang Ping and Robert Hass, other friends of Gary, and special guests for an hour of poetry and personal anecdotes, plus a special appearance by Gary Snyder.” Register to attend.

beyond the whale

September 14, 2019

In addition to his prodigious prose page count, Herman Melville was a prolific poet. This fall, in celebration of the author’s 200th birthday, Library of America caps its four-volume Herman Melville series (begun 37 years ago with series volume #1) with volume #320, a thousand-page tome gathering Melville’s complete poetry. Read more about the book at Library of America.

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