Priscila Uppal, the author of Confessions of a Fertility Expert, Live Coverage and Pretending to Die, reads three poems from her latest work, Ontological Necessities, including her modern translation of the Old English poem "The Wanderer." She also discusses the responsibilities of poets and their readers, our absurd world and the currency of Anglo-Saxon poetry. Uppal is a professor of humanities and coordinator of the creative writing program at York University.
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