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$295.00

Six-Week Open-Enrollment Classes: Poetic Imagery with Geoffrey Nutter

These poetry workshops give special focus to the relationship between reading and writing poetry. Open to all levels, six-week courses are offered on a wide variety of topics. No applications needed but registration is required; $295 each. Class size is limited to a maximum of 15 students.

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Price: $295.00

Literary Partners Program: Reading and reception for "Alice's Sister"

Please join in celebrating Alice's Sister a narrative poetry collection by Jessica Young.

Reading to begin at 5:30; reception to follow.

This event is made possible through the Poets House Literary Partners Program

A Housewarming Party for Poets House

Be among the first to see the new Poets House! We invite you to an all-day public viewing of our home. Bagels and coffee are served from 11:00am to noon.

Writing the Hudson River: 400 Years of Poetic Discovery

1:00pm: Panel
3:00pm: Reading

In celebration of the 400th anniversary of Henry Hudson's voyage to New York Harbor, leading poets and scholars gather to discuss the cultural and environmental tributaries that have flowed through the literature of the Hudson River Valley, from Native American poetic traditions to the urban pastoral poetry of John Ashbery.

Poetic City: A Celebration of Poets House

This pre-housewarming party celebrates our almost-ready home in Battery Park City with readings by major American poets and top recording artists performing remixes of the compositions of Meredith Monk. A groundbreaking vocalist, choreographer and composer, Monk uses the sounds of the voice as an "an eloquent language in and of itself."

A tour of local literary sights begins at 6:00pm at Rockefeller Park's pavilion, the same site as the reading.

The 14th Annual Poetry Walk Across the Brooklyn Bridge

Join Galway Kinnell, Thomas Lux and Natasha Trethewey for this unforgettable literary pilgrimage over the bridge that inspired Hart Crane, Walt Whitman and generations of poets. The event begins near City Hall, pauses for readings under Roebling's famous arches and culminates in a recitation at Brooklyn's historic Fulton Ferry Landing. The evening concludes with a festive dinner at Bubby's Brooklyn with special guest Bill Murray.

Backwards, Forwards: A Scroll Workshop with Sophie Blackall

Award-winning illustrator of over a dozen children's books, Sophie Blackall helps children apply their ideas to paper, working backwards and forwards, in drawings and in poetry. This workshop is inspired by Chinese and Japanese scroll paintings and "exquisite corpse," the Surrealist drawing and poetry game.

Italian Poetry Now Poetry Reading

Featuring the best of Italy's experimental and emergent poets, this panel and reading introduce a diverse array of new voices to U.S. readers. Discussion among these poets, who also work as critics, translators and editors, promises to reveal intriguing points of conflict and confluence within Italian and global poetics.

Italian Poetry Now: Panel Discussion

Featuring the best of Italy's experimental and emergent poets, this panel and reading introduce a diverse array of new voices to U.S. readers. Discussion among these poets, who also work as critics, translators and editors, promises to reveal intriguing points of conflict and confluence within Italian and global poetics.

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