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The Nation’s first virtual reading series of 2022, featuring poets from the magazine’s pages and hosted by Nation Poetry Editor Kaveh Akbar.

Claire Schwartz is the author of the forthcoming poetry collection Civil Service (Graywolf Press, 2022) and the culture editor of Jewish Currents. Her writing has appeared in The Nation, Granta, Poetry Magazine, Virginia Quarterly Review, and elsewhere.

Tsering Wangmo Dhompa is the author of a recent chapbook Revolute (Albion Books, 2021) and three collections of poetry: My rice tastes like the lake, In the Absent Everyday and Rules of the House (all from Apogee Press, Berkeley). Dhompa’s first non-fiction book, Coming Home to Tibet was published by Penguin India. She was raised in the Tibetan refugee communities in India and Nepal. Dhompa is an Assistant Professor in the English Department at Villanova University.

Phillip B. Williams is the author of Mutiny (Penguin Random House, 2021), and Thief in the Interior (Alice James Books, 2016), winner of the 2017 Kate Tufts Discovery Award and a 2017 Lambda Literary award. He is also the author of the chapbooks Bruised Gospels (Arts in Bloom Inc., 2011) and Burn (YesYes Books, 2013).

There will be ample time devoted to audience questions and engagement. This event is free! We hope you will join us!