Unsung Masters Books

2021-2022

Unsung
Masters
Reading
Series

Poets you've never heard of
introduced by poets you love.

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Contributors so far: Kazim Ali / Sharon Bryan / Martha Collins / Graham Foust / Rigoberto Gonzalez / Kimiko Hahn / Charles Hartman / Paisley Rekdal / Crystal Williams / David Baker / Rick Barot / Traci Brimhall / Dana Levin / Adrian Matejka / Victoria Chang / D. A. Powell / francine j. harris / Erin Belieu / Ellen Bass / Vijay Seshadri / Tess Taylor / Roberto Tejada / Dean Rader / Ilya Kaminsky / Anna Journey / Jennifer L Knox / Martha Serpas / Hayan Charara 

Curated by Kevin Prufer & Martin Rock

 
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Unsung Master Reading Series

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Featuring

Ilya Kaminsky

Hayan Charara

Martha Serpas

Anna Journey

Jennifer L. Knox

October 25, 2022
8:30pm Eastern/5:30pm Pacific

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ABOUT

The Unsung Masters Reading Series is an extension of the Unsung Masters Book Series.  It exists to bring unjustly neglected poets to new generations of readers through periodic, free, public readings of their work.  

Our Books

Our Location

Books in the Unsung Masters print series are distributed to subscribers of Gulf Coast, Pleiades, The Georgia Review, and other literary magazines or to the public through Small Press Distribution.

The Unsung Masters Reading Series is based at The University of Houston and Gulf Coast magazine.

Calendar

December 4, 2020. 8pm Eastern/5pm Pacific.

Reading number 1:  

 

Kazim Ali reading Shreela Ray

Sharon Bryan reading Gwen Head

Martha Collins reading Joseph DeRoche

Graham Foust reading Alvin Feinman

Rigoberto Gonzalez reading Angela de Hoyos

Charles Hartman reading Wendy Battin

Paisley Rekdal reading Jean Garrigue

Crystal Williams reading June Jordan

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May 27,2021. 8pm Eastern/5pm Pacific.

Reading number 2: 

 

David Baker reading Mbembe Milton Smith

Rick Barot reading David Ignatow

Traci Brimhall reading Hilda Hilst

Dana Levin reading Bert Meyers

Adrian Matejka reading Stephen Jonas

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October 4, 2021. 8pm Eastern/5pm Pacific

Reading number 3:

Ellen Bass reading Frank X. Gasper

Erin Belieu reading Art Homer

Victoria Chang reading Yone Noguchi

francine j Harris reading Margaret Dinner

D. A. Powell reading Frank S. Horne

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May 17, 2022. 9pm Eastern/6pm Pacific

Reading number 4:

Vijay Seshadri reading Peter Everwine

Dean Rader reading Wendy Rose

Kimiko Hahn reading Richard Wright

Tess Taylor reading Anne Spencer

Roberto Tejada reading Ronnie Burk

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October 25, 2022. 8:30 pm Eastern/5:30 pm Pacific

Reading number 5:

Hayan Charara reading D. H. Melhem

Anna Journey reading Beckian Fritz Goldberg

Ilya Kaminsky reading Rachida Madani

Jennifer L Knox reading Antonio Porta

Martha Serpas reading Laura Jensen

Registration Closed

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