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PEN World Voices Festival Prelude! A House Divided

House Divided unites artists, writers, thinkers, and politicos in a one-of-a-kind event to be held at the historic Great Hall at Cooper Union, where Lincoln gave his famous address on slavery. Artists and writers...

April 30, 2017 - 3:00PM to 6:00PM

Jay Deshpande

An Equal Music: Writing Poems from a Musical Influence with Jay Deshpande

Poets are frequently influenced by a favorite musician or song. Sometimes it’s Bob Dylan’s lyrics, the aesthetics of the blues, or the emotional sweep of Mahler that we want to carry to the page. But how do we make...

April 11, 2017 - 6:00PM to 8:30PM

Corrosive Power: A Panel Discussion and Conversation with Athena Farrokhzad & Noemi Jaffe

Swedish poet Athena Farrokhzad, author of White Blight, appears with her translator Jennifer Hayashida, and Brazilian poet Noemi Jaffe, author of What...

May 2, 2017 - 7:00PM

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