As part of the 2019 Dear Poet project, students around the country and the world wrote letters to Forrest Gander in response to a video of him reading his poem “Kata: Bus Stop” aloud. Forrest Gander wrote letters back to several of these students; their letters and his replies are included below. 

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Forrest Gander reads "Kata: Bus Stop"

Forrest Gander reads "Kata: Bus Stop" for Dear Poet 2019.