The Nation Poetry Reading Series Presents: Ada Limón, Jos Charles, and Threa Almontaser

Please join us for the first installment of a new virtual reading series featuring poets from the magazine’s pages hosted by Nation Literary Editor David Marcus and Nation Poetry Editor Kaveh Akbar.

Ada Limón is the author of six books of poetry, including The Carrying, which won the National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry. Limón is also the host of the critically-acclaimed poetry podcast, The Slowdown.

Jos Charles is author of feeld (Milkweed Editions, 2018), a Pulitzer-finalist and a winner of the 2017 National Poetry Series, and Safe Space (Ahsahta Press, 2016) and A Year & other poems, forthcoming from Milkweed Editions (March, 2022). Jos Charles has an MFA from the University of Arizona. She is currently a PhD student in English at UC Irvine and resides in Long Beach, CA.

Threa Almontaser is the author of the poetry collection The Wild Fox of Yemen (Graywolf Press 2021), winner of the Walt Whitman Award from the Academy of American poets, shortlisted for the Brooklyn Public Library Literature Prize, and longlisted for the National Book Award. She is a recipient of fellowships from Duke University, the Civitella Ranieri Foundation in Italy, National Endowment for the Arts, and the Fulbright program. She earned her MFA from North Carolina State University.

Tickets are free but reservations are required. We hope you will join us! All ticket-holders will also be sent a link to the recording the following day. If you have any questions, please email us at [email protected].