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Lamont Poetry Series: 1990-1999

1990-1991

Joy Harjo--February 7, 1990
Watch Harjo read her poems and reflect on poetry on PBS Newshour

Joseph Brodsky--April 6, 1990
View the Poetry Foundation page on Brodsky

Gary Snyder--November 15, 1990
View the Modern American Poetry page on Snyder

Derek Walcott--February 6, 1991
Read biographical information and selected poems on the Academy of American Poets website

Donald Hall--April 24, 1991
Listen to poems and an interview with Hall on
NPR's All Things Considered

Maxine Kumin--November 13, 1991
Read a biography and an interview on Kumin's website

1992-1995

Debra Allbery--February 12, 1992
Listen to three poems published by Albery in The Cortland Review

Mark Strand--April 22, 1992
View the American Academy of Poets page on Strand

Allen Ginsberg--October 21, 1992
Hear Ginsberg read his poem Howl

Amy Clampitt--Februry 2, 1993
View Clampitt's website

Charles Simic--October 13, 1993
Read Simic's advice on writing poetry and his biography

Sharon Olds--February 16, 1994
View the Modern American Poetry page on Olds

Charles Wright--November 4, 1994
View the Modern American Poetry page on Wright

Li-Young Lee--February 15, 1995
View the Modern American Poetry page on Lee

Mary Jo Salter--November 17, 1995
Watch Salter read her poems on PBS Newshour

1996-1999

Ellen Bryant Voigt--May 3, 1996
Listen to an interview, lecture, and poem by Voigt in Blackbird journal

Lawrence Ferlinghetti--October 16, 1996
View the City Lights Bookstore page on Ferlinghetti

Jorie Graham--February 19, 1997
Read biographical information, poems, and an interview 

Brigit Pegeen Kelly--October 15, 1997
Read biographical information and selected poems

Mark Doty--April 24, 1998
View Doty's website

Philip Levine--November 4, 1998
Read biographical information and selected poems

Marie Howe--April 28, 1999
View the Smith College Poetry Center page on Howe

Robert Pinsky--November 5, 1999
Read biographical information and selected poems on the Academy of American Poets website