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Reading of James Tate's The Government Lake

Celebrate the official PDX release of James Tate’s posthumous collection of poems, The Government Lake. Everyone who shows up is invited to read one or two of their favorite James Tate poems, and one poem at random from the new and final collection.

Available for purchase will be copies of The Government Lake and a limited-edition risograph broadside designed by Zachary Schomburg of “I Sat at My Desk and Contemplated Everything I Had Accomplished,” the last poem from the collection.