• Video: Amiri Baraka Reading at Cave Canem 2011

    Amiri Baraka reads four of his poems: “In Town,” “Lowkus,” “Play Dat,” and “Who Blew Up America?” On June 23 Baraka joined poets Toi Derricotte, Cornelius Eady and Natasha Trethewey for a joint reading by Cave Canem and City of Asylum Pittsburgh.

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  • Jazz Poetry Concert 2011 Broadcast Live

    On September 10, Sampsonia Way, an alley in Pittsburgh’s Northside, will become the stage for the acclaimed open air jazz concert. Jazz Poetry Concert will be streamed live on the web at http://www.livestream.com/jazzpoetryconcert.

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  • Bones Will Crow: An Anthology of Burmese Poetry

    Burmese poet Khet Mar interviews James Byrne and Ko Ko Thett, editors of the Bones Will Crow. In their conversation, they talked about how the idea for the anthology came to Byrne, the hard work behind assembling it, and the way in which languages, when placed side by side, can change each other.

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