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PODCAST: Happy Hour Symposium #1: Bowering & Stanley


Georges 01Wel­come to the Hap­py Hour Sym­posia, our new pod­cast series.

Hap­py Hour Sym­po­sium #1 fea­tures two accom­plished poets and long-time friends, George Bow­er­ing and George Stan­ley, read­ing from their lat­est works (The World, I Guess and North of Cal­i­for­nia St.) and con­vers­ing about The Muse, MFA pro­grams, the “A” and “B” teams in poet­ry, whether or not Robert Frost sucks, who’s the bet­ter poet, and much more.

You can lis­ten below, down­load the mp3 for lat­er, or lis­ten on Sound­Cloud or iTunes.




Thanks to the excel­lent staff at the Van­cou­ver Pub­lic Library for use of their Inspi­ra­tion Lab, and to Amy van Wyk, our sum­mer intern, for get­ting this project off the ground. Forth­com­ing episodes will fea­ture Julie Emer­son & Rox­an­na Bikado­roff, Louis Cabri & Dona­to Manci­ni, Andrew Struthers, and many more.