Rachel Hadas' website.


Rachel Hadas, professor of English, Rutgers University, reads James Merrill poetry and her own poem about the Merrill biography, and recollects her friendship with Merrill. 








Sarah Plimpton was born in New York City and divides her time between New York and  France.  She attended Smith College, Harvard Medical School and Pratt Institute in Manhattan.  She  works in several media; oil painting, printmaking and artists’ books and is also a poet.  Three Galleries show her work on a regular basis - June Kelly in New York, Ute Barth in Zurich and the Ober Gallery in Connecticut. She has published two book of poems: L’Autre Soleil (bi-lingual edition), The Noise of the Rain and a novel: Hurry AlongHer poems have been published in the Denver Quarterly, the New York Review of Books, Po&sie, and The Paris Review.  Her artists books are in such public collections as The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, The New York Public Library, The Morgan Libraray, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art.







Andrés Cerpa is the author of Elegy with a Bicycle in a Ransacked City, forthcoming from Alice James Books (January 2019). A recipient a fellowship from the McDowell Colony, Canto Mundo, and a scholarship from the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, his poems have appeared or are forthcoming in The Kenyon Review, The Cider Press Review, Hayden's Ferry Review, The Bellevue Literary Review, Devil's Lake, Perigee, Radar Poetry, RHINO and West Branch.