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Watch: US Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith at The Bookworm

In case you missed our poetry event last month headlined by the current U.S. poet laureate, Tracy K. Smith, here’s a video from that night’s proceedings. (Excuse us for the camera placement at the start, we got it fixed very quickly!)

Here’s a rundown of the poems that were read, with timestamps corresponding to the above video:

6:10: Simon Shieh – Little Snow
13:00: Kassy Lee – Master of Beijing; 14:50 – Every 28 Hours, A New Name for Bloodred
17:30: Anthony Tao – That Absent Person | WATCH
23:00: Ming Di – Between Here and There (from “River Merchant’s Wife”); 25:40 – Looking for Maya
31:50: Mario Bojorquez, several poems
49:20: Yi Lei – Love’s Dance (情舞)
50:40: Introduction to Tracy K. Smith
53:10: Tracy K. Smith, several poems | WATCH

Event host Anthony Tao wrote about Smith’s visit to Beijing for SupChina, which you can read here.

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