Poetry at Round Top 2016

Friday, April 15

3:30p Time to Write or Optional Workshops

“Poetry, The Self, Society, and the Poem,” Benjamin Alire Sáenz

“The Poetry of Place: Capturing the Culture of Landscape,” Carmen Tafolla

“The Shape of Mrs. Hill,” Terrance Hayes


Panel: The Place of Poetry

Sasha West, Dorianne Laux, Maurice Manning, Rosemary Catacalos

6:00p Dinner

8:00p Featured Readings

Dunya Mikhail

Dorianne Laux

Kafe Kaffeine, Round Top Fellows Reading to follow immediately

Saturday, April 16

9:00a Featured Readings

Sasha West

Maurice Manning

10:15a Panel: The Language of Poetry

Dunya Mikhail, Carmen Tafolla, Benjamin Alire Sáenz, Terrance Hayes

11:00a Open Mic or Optional Workshops

“The Stately Language of Poetry,” Dorianne Laux

Deliberate Mistranslation,” Rosemary Catacalos

12:30p Lunch

2:00p On Craft: Robert Hass

3:00p Featured Readings

Rosemary Catacalos

Benjamin Alire Sáenz

4:30p Open Mic or Optional Workshops

“Windows that Open Inward,” Dunya Mikhail

“Crossing Genres,” William Wenthe

6:00p Dinner

8:00p Featured Readings

Terrance Hayes

Robert Hass

Special Music Presentation by Gabriel Santiago

Reception to follow immediately

Sunday, April 17

9:00a Distance Avails Not! Hosted by Judy Jensen

9:45a Featured Reading

Carmen Tafolla

11:15a Time to Write or Optional Workshops

“Finding Our Poems,” Robert Hass

“Poetry in Three Dimensions,” Maurice Manning

“Using Allegorical Figures & Celebrities,” Sasha West

1:00p Garden Party Picnic and Anthology Reading