Carl Phillips Gives Reading at White Lotus, Fall 2019

If you missed our most recent fall reading series, don't worry! You can watch it here on our youtube page. Watch Carl Phillips, and many other incredible poets such as Camille Dungy, A. Van Jordan, and Sumita Chakraboty, give their readings. 


Congrats to Jericho Brown on receiving the Pultizer Prize for his most recent collection The Tradition

Considering watching our reading series way back in 2011, where Jericho shared his poetry at White Lotus Farms! 



One Pause Weekly Poetry Salon

One Pause Weekly Poetry Salon

Our Poetry Salon now meets every Wednesday nigt on Zoom 8-10pm. The salon is free and open to the public. See our facebook page for weekly topics and more details. Stop by and say hi! 

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Meeting ID: 910 944 304
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MP3 Project: Ocean Vuong

MP3 Project: Ocean Vuong

2016 Whiting Award Winner, Ocean Vuong, reads three poems for the mp3 project.


Ross Gay at

White Lotus Farms

National Books Critics Circle Award Winner Ross Gay gave an inspiring reading on  September 15, 2016, at White Lotus Farms. 


Our Ann Arbor Partners

Our Ann Arbor Partners

One Pause Poetry partners with local business and nonprofits to bring poetry to our communities.

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Homepage Slider: Conversations with Poets

Conversations with Poets

One Pause asks visiting poets 10 questions. Clayton Eshleman, Mark Wunderlich, Monica Youn, Jericho Brown, Franz Wright and others.

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The One Pause Poetry mp3 Project is a national digital resource for teachers, students, readers, and listeners. Each poet is asked to record and submit three mp3 files to the site: one poem of his or her own, one by another poet, and one poem for kids.

Ladan Osman

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