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

Hurt So Good: Building the Body of the Beloved & Other Emotional Imageries with Natalie Diaz
Due to personal circumstances, Natalie Diaz has cancelled all upcoming events on her New York City reading tour. This program will be rescheduled for a later date.

• 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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