Poetry Spotlight

March Poetry Events

• Tuesday March 3, 6:15pm
Your Language—My Ear: Russian and American Poets at Close Quarters
Columbia University, International Affairs Building, Room 1512

A bilingual reading in Russian and English of poetry by leading Russian poets Shamshad Abdullaev, Keti Chukhrov, Alexandra Petrova, and Alexander Skidan, and their poet/translators Julia Dasbach, Kevin M. F. Platt, Alexandra Tatarsky and Matvei Yankelevich. Visit the Heyman Center for the Humanities at Columbia University website for more information.

• Tuesday March 10, 7:00pm
Nguyen Phan Que Mai: A Reading and Discussion with Bruce Weigl

The award-winning Vietnamese writer, journalist and translator Nguyen Phan Que Mai, presents with Pulitzer Prize nominee Bruce Weigl, translator of her most recent book, The Secret of Hoa Sen.

• Saturday March 21, 11:00am
Deep Space Uni-verses
Young poets will use their imaginations to build an interstellar creation and write poems about worlds beyond our own, inspired by poems about outer space.

• Closing Saturday March 21
Winter Wedding: Holiday Cards by Poets

Don't miss this "intimate glimpse into genius" (The Guardian), a fascinating look at the ties of love and friendship behind literary success from some of the last century’s most beloved poets, courtesy of the the Raymond Danowski Poetry Library at Emory University.

• Tuesday March 31, 7:00pm
Seeking the Glyph: Exhibition Opening and Artist Talk with Edward Sanders
6:00pm - Reception and exhibition tour with Edward Sanders
7:00pm - Artist talk with Edward Sanders and guests

Poet and artist Edward Sanders discusses his glyphic works at the opening of this exhibition of items and objects from his personal archive

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