February 15::  Simone White (with Laura Ritland) & Simone White’s talk, “Endings,” for the Mixed Blood Project


FALL 2016

September 7::  Annual Faculty Reading (With C.S. Giscombe, Robert Hass, Lyn Hejinian, Geoffrey G. O’Brien, John Shoptaw, and Mary Szybist)

September 22::  Mary Szybist (Visiting Holloway Poet)

September 29:: George Stanley with Mary Mussman

October 19:: Tonya M. Foster with Simona Schneider

October 27:: Gary Snyder

November 9:: Nathaniel Mackey, “Breath and Precarity” (The Leslie Scalapino Lecture in Innovative Poetics)




April 13:: Frank Wilderson with Mary Wilson

April 6::  Anna Moschovakis  (Visiting Holloway Poet)

February 10::  Bernadette Mayer with Christian Nagler


FALL 2015

November 11::  Patrick Wolff & John Wiitala Duo  & Rae Armantrout reading with Rachel Beck

October 22::  Larry Ochs – Don Robinson Duo & Srikanth Reddy with Ismail Muhammad

October 22::  Srikanth Reddy, Bagley Wright Lecture, “The O of Wonder: A Syzygy”

October 5::  Ronaldo V. Wilson: “Drawing:  The Body At Play, The Mind Holding Fat.”  (Talk for Mixed Blood Project)

October 5::  Positive Knowledge  & Ronaldo V. Wilson performing with Aura Maru 

September 15::  Annual Faculty Reading (with C.S. Giscombe, Robert Hass, Lyn Hejinian, Geoffrey G. O’Brien, and John Shoptaw)



March 18th ::   Fred Moten with Daniel Benjamin (Holloway Reading)

March 18th ::   Fred Moten, “Blackness and Poetry.” A talk for the Mixed Blood Project.

February 18th :: Claudia Rankine with Joshua Adam Anderson

April 8th ::  Fanny Howe with David Vandeloo

April 24th ::  Lisa Robertson: The Leslie Scalapino Lecture in Innovative Poetics. “A Form of Sentences: Speaking with the Dead or Grammar is Not Abstract”


FALL 2014

November 20th ::  Tennessee Reed (with Ryan Ikeda)

November 4th :: Clark Coolidge (with Alek Jeziorek)

October 23rd :: C.D. Wright (with Christopher Miller)

September 18th :: Ed Roberson (Visiting Holloway Poet)

September 4th :: Annual Faculty Reading (with C.S. Giscombe, Robert Hass, Lyn Hejinian, Geoffrey G. O’Brien, Ed Roberson, and John Shoptaw)



May 1st :: Anne Boyer with Adam Ahmed

April 8th :: Jorie Graham with Rachel Trocchio

March 5th :: Rachel Blau DuPlessis with Hannah Ehrlinspiel

February 26th :: Marianne Morris with Holly Jackson

February 20th :: Amiri Baraka Tribute

FALL 2013

November 21st :: Tyrone Williams with Lise Gaston

October 17th :: Yusef Komunyakaa with Evan Klavon

October 10th :: Alice Notley with Simona Schneider

September 26th :: Keston Sutherland (Visiting Holloway Poet)

September 12th :: Annual Faculty Reading


April 17, 2013 :: Anne Carson with Gillian Osborne

February 19, 2013 :: Major Jackson with Allison Neale

January 29, 2013 :: Dawn Lundy Martin with Hugo Garcia Manriquez

FALL 2012

November 15, 2012 :: Keston Sutherland & John Wilkinson

November 13, 2012 :: Tony Lopez with Daniel Benjamin

October 30, 2012 :: W. N. Herbert with Adrian Acu

October 11, 2012 :: Catherine Walsh (Holloway Lecturer in the Practice of Poetry)

October 3, 2012 :: Eavan Boland with Mary Wilson

September 20, 2012 :: David Marriott with Yosefa Raz

September 4, 2012 :: Annual Faculty Reading

To see videos of previous readings, visit the “UC Berkeley Events” channel on YouTube or search the names of individual readers.