Syrian playwright, poet, and filmmaker Liwaa Yazji and translators Chip Rosetti, and LynleyShimat Lys discuss issues surrounding bringing Yazji's first book of poetry, Peacefully, we leave home, into English, as part of her program An Evening with CEC ARTSLINK Fellow Liwaa Yazji
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Acclaimed Welsh poet, novelist, and playright will read from his play PINK MIST, about three friends from Bristol sent to fight in Afghanistan. Followed by a discussion with Bryan Doerries, writer, translator, and director of Theater of War.
This program made possible through the Literary Partners Program.
Join us for this beloved Poets House tradition that celebrates the poetry of New York City. We'll parade from City Hall across the bridge, enjoying readings by renowned voices, followed by a festive dinner at 26 Bridge Street in DUMBO.
The StoSvet Literary Project and the Russian American Cultural Center present the launch of the English edition of Oleg Woolf's Bessarabian Stamps, translated from the Russian by Boris Dralyuk. With Boris Dralyuk, David Shook, Sharon Mesmer, Mihaela Moscaliuc, Michael Waters, Jeff Friedman, and Slava Polishchuk. Hosted by Irina Mashinski.
"I don't know if Bessarabian Stamps is footnote, photography, short story or what. I vote for poetry. Terrific poetry!" -- Gerald Stern
This event made possible by the Poets House Literary Partners Program.
Join us for a celebration of the release of the Afghan Women’s Writing Project’s new anthology Washing the Dust from Our Hearts. Afghan women writers, special guests, and audience members will read from the book. Copies available for purchase.
This event is made possible through the Poets House Literary Partners Program.
Tempest Productions presents La Scafetta: The Foundling Drawer, based on poems by Mary Rohrer-Dann and adapted for the stage by Cynthia Mazzant, with Roxanna Arrojo, Cynthia Mazzant, Elaine Meder-Wilgus, Laura Riley, Lissa Ramirez, Mary Rose Valentine, Jo Wadsworth, and Mike Waldhier.