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Haunted Poets House: A Halloween Reading and Celebration

Come in costume and hear monstrous, spooky verse from poets such as Robert Louis Stevenson, Karla Kushkin, Shel Silverstein and Jack Prelutsky, read by Poets House Children’s Room Director Mike Romanos...

October 31, 2014 - 5:00PM

Patricia Spears Jones

Workshop

Departures: A Way to Start the Poem with Patricia Spears Jones

”Nor asked: Is there a violence sadder than the word island?” from Islandia by Maria Negroni, translated by Anne Twitty

“I can’t go out anymore./I shall sit on my ceiling./Would you wear my eyes?”...

November 1, 2014 - 11:30AM to 2:00PM

Corina Copp

Workshop

Text, Event, & Chorus: Intergenre Writing for Poets with Corina Copp

Can poetry function as closet drama, occurring offstage? At turns text, event, and chorus? In this three-day seminar and workshop, we'll move in successive forms -- from a close-read of Ingeborg Bachmann’s...

October 25, 2014 - 3:00PM to 5:30PM

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