All posts in Spring Poet Conference

Conversations with Poet Ellen Bass, April 1, 2020

Don’t miss this poet, whose readings are described as “moving and funny and chock full of human warmth.” Wednesday, April 1st, 2020Kerr-McGee Auditorium, Meinders School of BusinessNW 26th & N. […]

Chris Abani, Our 20th Featured Poet | April 4, 2018 |

Visit an article off our interview with him HERE. Sample Chris Abani’s Poetry Celebrating Our 20th Year! Update: Poet Yusef Komunyakaa was originally scheduled for the 2018 event and has […]

Simon Armitage | 2017 Featured Poet

Visit an article off our interview with him HERE Poet Simon Armitage will be on campus Wednesday, April 05, 2017. 9:30 AM reading and conversation about writing process 8:00 PM […]

Andrea Gibson | Fall 2016 Featured Poet

Poet will perform on Monday, Nov. 7 at 7:30 PM in the Wanda L. Bass School of Music’s BlackBox Theater. RSVP for seating. Spoken word artist Andrea Gibson will perform at Oklahoma […]

Marie Howe | 2016 Featured Poet

Click Here to Read Marie Howe’s Poetry Poet will be on campus for Workshop/Poetry Reading on Wednesday, April 06, 2016. Acclaimed poet Marie Howe is the author of three volumes […]

Tracy K. Smith | 2014 Featured Poet

Click Here to Read Tracy K. Smith’s Poetry Poet will be on campus for Workshop/Poetry Reading on Wednesday, April 02, 2014. One of the most compelling voices in American poetry, […]

Terrance Hayes | 2013 Featured Poet

Click Here to Read Terrance Hayes’ Poetry Poet will be on campus for Workshop/Poetry Reading on Wednesday, April 03, 2013. One of the most compelling voices in American poetry, Terrance […]

Claudia Emerson | 2012 Featured Poet

Click Here to Read Claudia Emerson’s Poetry Poet will be on campus for Workshop/Poetry Reading on Wednesday, April 04, 2012. Born and raised in Virginia, Claudia Emerson won the won the […]

Carolyn Forché | 2011 Featured Poet

Click Here to Read Carolyn Forché’s Poetry Poet will be on campus for Workshop/Poetry Reading on Wednesday, April 13, 2011. Known as a “poet of witness” and human rights advocate, Carolyn […]

Natasha Trethewey Interview

April 07, 2010 Regina Bennett: Last night I looked at some of your interviews and your prose stuff that you’ve been writing and you constantly refer to the historical erasure […]