Poetry Spotlight

April (National Poetry Month!) Events

• Saturday April 25, 3:00-5:00pm
Hands On/Hands Off: A Seminar on Artistic Collaboration with Bill Berkson

Inspired by last season’s beloved exhibition A Painter and His Poets: The Art of George Schneeman, poet and curator Bill Berkson gives an overview of such collaborations between New York artists and poets from the 1950s onward, with an opportunity to create and collaborate on new work. Click here to register

• Tuesday April 28, 7:00pm
Hurt So Good: Building the Body of the Beloved & Other Emotional Imageries with Natalie Diaz

Award-winning poet and author of the collection When My Brother Was an Aztec Natalie Diaz discusses the relationship between breaking, creating, and love in the inspiration, construction and revision of poetry.

• Thursday April 30
Poem In Your Pocket Day

Poets House staff and volunteers will distribute pocket-sized poems in Battery Park City and Tribeca throughout the day. Then bring a poem of your choice to share, or find one here at Poets House for our Neighborhood Read-In from 3:00-6:00pm, an afternoon of readings and fun!

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