More than a hundred people crowded into the Soderberg Auditorium to hear Joanne Kyger read from About Now: Collected Poems, published this fall by the National Poetry Foundation. Kyger read poems from every decade of her long career, beginning in the 1950s and ending in the present, and entertained questions from the audience. A full set-list is forthcoming. A digital-video recording was made of the event: VHS and DVD duplicates will be available in the UMaine English Department shortly.
An excerpt from Kyger’s 2000 reading in the NWS can be heard here.