Nikki Stiller Reads from Her Recent Book My Mother Did Not to Hug: New and Selected Poems and her forthcoming Singing in Schul

Nikki Stiller’s reading will be a celebration of life and a social event as well as a literary one. She will read from Notes of a Jewish Nun and the forthcoming Singing in Schul besides My Mother Did Not Like to Hug and leave time for meeting, kibitzing, and making connections. Light refreshments will be served.

Red Hen Press Reading featuring Philip Schultz, t'ai freedom ford, and Lisa C. Krueger

Philip Schultz is the founder and director of the Writers Studio in New York. He is the author of numerous poetry collections, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning Failure. Schultz has been a Fulbright Fellow, NEA Fellow, New York Foundation for the Arts Fellow, and a Guggenheim Fellow.

The Mothers in New York: Celebrating the Publication of Dos Madres Press' First Anthology

It is not possible to generalize about all these Dos Madres poets, beyond claiming their universal mastery of craft.
– Richard Hague, September, 2016.

Join Dos Madres Press for a reading celebrating the publication of their first anthology, The Realms of the Mothers.

Into Each Room We Enter without Knowing: A Book Launch with Charif Shanahan

Please join us for the New York City Book Launch of Charif Shanahan's debut collection Into Each Room We Enter without Knowing, winner of the 2015 Crab Orchard Series in Poetry First Book Award. Introduced by Crab Orchard Series in Poetry editor Jon Tribble, Shanahan will read alongside Pulitzer-Prize winner Yusef Komunyakaa and National Book Award-winner Robin Coste Lewis. Book-signing and wine reception to follow the event.

Cage Shuffle 3/3/17 (Member)

$5.00

In Cage Shuffle Paul Lazar (Silence of the Lambs, Philadelphia, Snowpiercer) speaks a series of one-minute stories by John Cage from his 1963 score Indeterminacy while simultaneously performing choreography by Annie-B Parson. The stories are spoken in a random order with no predetermined relationship to the dancing. Chance serves up its inevitable blend of strange and uncanny connections between text and movement. With live tape and digital collage scored and performed by composer Lea Bertucci.

Poets House Member: $5

Price: $5.00

Cage Shuffle 3/3/17 (Student/Senior)

$7.00

In Cage Shuffle Paul Lazar (Silence of the Lambs, Philadelphia, Snowpiercer) speaks a series of one-minute stories by John Cage from his 1963 score Indeterminacy while simultaneously performing choreography by Annie-B Parson. The stories are spoken in a random order with no predetermined relationship to the dancing. Chance serves up its inevitable blend of strange and uncanny connections between text and movement. With live tape and digital collage scored and performed by composer Lea Bertucci.

Student/Senior: $7

Price: $7.00

Cage Shuffle 3/3/17 (General Admission)

$10.00

In Cage Shuffle Paul Lazar (Silence of the Lambs, Philadelphia, Snowpiercer) speaks a series of one-minute stories by John Cage from his 1963 score Indeterminacy while simultaneously performing choreography by Annie-B Parson. The stories are spoken in a random order with no predetermined relationship to the dancing. Chance serves up its inevitable blend of strange and uncanny connections between text and movement. With live tape and digital collage scored and performed by composer Lea Bertucci.

General Admission: $10

Price: $10.00

Literary Partners Program: Guernica Magazine, One Billion Rising and V-Day present the Female Fighter Series launch

The Female Fighter Series pairs female writers with women who are fighting, or have fought, in armed resistance movements worldwide to bring to light the distinctive personalities, politics, and circumstances of participation. This Guernica Magazine series is in partnership with the Politics of Sexual Violence Initiative and V-Day: A Global Movement to End Violence Against Women and Girls.

Invitation to the Muse: A Celebration of Partners in Poetry

$750.00

A special benefit for Poets House that helps keep our programming free or low cost.

Monday, February 27, 2017

Join us for an evening of partners in poetry celebrating the sumptuous art of fine dining with poets Mark Doty, Rachel Eliza Griffiths, Cathy Park Hong, Taylor Mali and Nicole Sealey. The night will be hosted by Daniel Halpern, poet and president and publisher of famed HarperCollins’s imprint Ecco Press.

Price: $750.00

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