Smith College Poetry Center Readings

The Smith College Libraries have created resource pages for the following poets who have read as part of the Smith College Poetry Center readings. The dates of their readings are listed below their names. Please note that some links may be out of date.

Many of the readings were video taped. You can search the Five College Library Catalog by AUTHOR for <Smith College Poetry Center> to see a complete list of recordings. Please contact Neilson Reference for assistance.

Poet's Last Name: A - D E - H I - M N - R S - Z

Poet's Last Name: A-D

poet Dilruba Ahmed
Dilruba Ahmed
Spring 2012
Poet Amal al-Jubouri
Amal al-Jubouri
Fall 2012
Poet Elizabeth Alexander
Elizabeth Alexander
(with Ellen Doré Watson, Fall 2001) and "Roots" Fall 2007
Poet Meena Alexander
Meena Alexander
Spring 2014
Poet John Ashbery
John Ashbery
Fall 2011
Poet Robin Becker
Robin Becker
Spring 2007
Poet Daniel Berrigan
Daniel Berrigan
Fall 2002
Poet Frank Bidart
Frank Bidart
Spring 2007
Poet Marianne Boruch
Marianne Boruch
Spring 2008
Poet Eavan Boland
Eavan Boland
Spring 2012
Poet Annie Boutelle
Annie Boutelle 
Fall 2005
Spring 2012
Oni Buchanan
Oni Buchanan
"Uncanny Valley" Spring 2013
Poet Marilyn Chin
Marilyn Chin
Spring 2002
Poet Gillian Clarke
Gillian Clarke
(with Menna Elfyn)
Spring 2002
Poet Lucille Clifton
Lucille Clifton
Fall 2002
Poet Henri Cole
Henri Cole
Fall 2001
Poet Billy Collins
Billy Collins
Spring 2002
Poet Martha Collins
Martha Collins
Fall 2012
Poet Josephine Dickinson
Josephine Dickinson
(with Galway Kinnell)
Spring 2007
Poet Matthew Dickman
Matthew Dickman
Fall 2009
Poet Michael Dickman
Michael Dickman
Fall 2009
Poet Patrick Donnelly
Patrick Donnelly
Spring 2012
Poet Mark Doty
Mark Doty
Spring 2008
Poet Rita Dove
Rita Dove
Fall 2010

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Poet's Last Name: E-H

Poet Cornelius Eady
Cornelius Eady
Spring 2002
Poet Menna Elfyn
Menna Elfyn
(with Gillian Clarke)
Spring 2002
Poet Thomas Sayers Ellis
Thomas Sayers Ellis
Fall 2009
Poet Martín Espada
Martín Espada
(Galway Kinnell & Kate Rushin)
Fall 2003
Poet Richard Fein
Richard Fein
Spring 2010
Poet John Felstiner
John Felstiner
Fall 2002
Poet Nikky Finney
Nikky Finney
Fall 2007
Poet Gina Franco
Gina Franco
(with Gail Mazur and Eve Grubin)
Fall 2007
Poet Daisy Fried
Daisy Fried
Fall 2006
Poet Dan Gerber
Dan Gerber
Fall 2012
Poet Jack Gilbert
Jack Gilbert
(with Linda Gregg)
Fall 2006
Poet Valerie Gillies
Valerie Gillies
Spring 2010
Poet Aracelis Girmay
Aracelis Girmay
Spring 2009 & Spring 2013
Poet Louise Gluck
Louise Gluck
Spring 2004
Poet Linda Gregg
Linda Gregg
(with Jack Gilbert)
Fall 2006
Poet Eve Grubin
Eve Grubin
(with Gail Mazur and Gina Franco)
Fall 2007
Poet Kimiko Hahn
Kimiko Hahn
Spring 2007
Poet Robert Hass
Robert Hass
Fall 2007
Poet Terrence Hayes
Terrence Hayes
Fall 2006
Poet Seamus Heaney
Seamus Heaney
Fall 2004
Poet Edward Hirsch
Edward Hirsch
Spring 2011
Poet Jane Hirshfield
Jane Hirshfield
Spring 2005
Poet Tony Hoagland
Tony Hoagland
Spring 2008
Poet Joan Houlihan
Joan Houlihan
Spring 2014

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Poet's Last Name: I-M

Poet Hiromi Ito
Hiromi Ito
Fall 2010
poet Richard Jarrette
Richard Jarrette
Spring 2012
Poet Galway Kinnell
Galway Kinnell
Fall 2013
Spring 2007
Poet Karl Kirchwey
Karl Kirchwey
"Roots" Fall 2007
Poet Michael Klein
Michael Klein
(with Donald Morrill)
Spring 2011
Poet Yusef Komunyakaa
Yusef Komunyakaa
Fall 2013
Poet Sharon Kraus
Sharon Kraus
(with Jean Valentine)
Spring 2002
Poet Maxine Kumin
Maxine Kumin
Spring 2011
Poet Joan Larkin
Joan Larkin
Fall 2012
Poet Gwyneth Lewis
Gwyneth Lewis
Spring 2009
Poet Dana Levin
Dana Levin
Fall 2010
Poet Sara London
Sara London
Spring 2010
Poet Anne Marie Macari
Anne Marie Macari
Fall 2006
Poet Sarah Manguso
Sarah Manguso
(with Kevin Prufer)
Spring 2007
Poet Meredith Martin
Meredith Martin
"Roots" Fall 2007
Poet Gail Mazur
Gail Mazur
(with Gina Franco and Eve Grubin)
Fall 2007
Poet Shara McCallum
Shara McCallum
Fall 2012
Poet Arvind Mehrotra
Jill McDonough
Spring 2013
Poet Arvind Mehrotra
Arvind Mehrotra
Fall 2008 & Fall 2011
Poet W.S. Merwin
W.S. Merwin
Spring 2003 & Spring 2013
Poet Lenelle Moïse
Lenelle Moïse
Spring 2011
Poet Donald Morrill
Donald Morrill
(with Michael Klein)
Spring 2011
Poet Paul Muldoon
Paul Muldoon
Spring 2009
 

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Poet's Last Name: N-R

Poet Naomi Shihab Nye
Naomi Shihab Nye
Spring 2007
Poet Peggy O'Brien
Peggy O'Brien
Spring 2010
Poet Sharon Olds
Sharon Olds
Spring 2008
Poet Mary Oliver
Mary Oliver
Fall 2009
Poet Brenda Marie Osbey
Brenda Marie Osbey
Fall 2006
Poet Jacqueline Osherow
Jacqueline Osherow
Fall 2008
Poet Michael Palmer
Michael Palmer
Spring 2004
Poet Carl Phillips
Carl Phillips
Fall 2006
Poet Poet Adélia
Adélia Prado
Fall 2013
Poet Kevin Prufer
Kevin Prufer
(with Sarah Manguso)
Spring 2007
Poet Claudia Rankine
Claudia Rankine
Spring 2005
Poet Barbara Ras
Barbara Ras
Spring 2005
Poet Spencer Reece
Spencer Reece
Fall 2008
Poet Martha Rhodes
Martha Rhodes
Spring 2010
Poet Adrienne Rich
Adrienne Rich
Spring 2006,
also Fall 2002
Poet Aleida Rodrìguez
Aleida Rodríguez
Fall 2007
Poet Claudia Roquette-Pinto
Claudia Roquette-Pinto
Fall 2011
Poet Patrick Rosal
Patrick Rosal
Spring 2012
  Poet Kate Rushin
Kate Rushin
(Galway Kinnell & Martín Espada)
Fall 2003
 

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Poet's Last Name: S-Z

Poet  James Sacré
James Sacré
Spring 2014
Poet Charles Simic
Charles Simic
Fall 2006
Poet Patricia Smith
Patricia Smith
Fall 2011
Poet Tracy K. Smith
Tracy K. Smith
Spring 2010
Poet Gary Snyder
Gary Snyder
Spring 2007
Poet Gerald Stern
Gerald Stern
Fall 2004 and Fall 2011
Poet Susan Stewart
Susan Stewart
Fall 2009
Poet Mark Strand
Mark Strand
Fall 2008
Poet James Tate
James Tate
Fall 2002
Poet Ko Un
Ko Un
Spring 2010
Poet Jean Valentine
Jean Valentine
Spring 2002 & Spring 2013
Poet Reetika Vazirani
Reetika Vazirani
Spring 2003
Poet Ellen Bryant Voigt
Ellen Bryant Voigt
Fall 2013
Poet Derek Walcott
Derek Walcott
Spring 2003
Poet Ellen Doré Watson
Ellen Doré Watson
Fall 2010 also Fall 2001
(with Elizabeth Alexander)
Poet Richard Wilbur
Richard Wilbur
Fall 2002
Jon Woodward
Jon Woodward
"Uncanny Valley" Spring 2013
Professor Sujane Wu
Sujane Wu
"Chinese Poetry" Spring 2009
Poet Abe Louise Young
Abe Louise Young
"Roots" Fall 2007
Poet Saadi Youssef
Saadi Youssef
Spring 2005