Join poets Andrea Cohen and Michael Klein for a reading from Cohen’s Furs Not Mine, published this spring by Four Ways Books; and Klein’s When I Was a Twin, which was published in September by Sibling Rivalry Press. The two poets, colleagues and friends, share a mutual love and respect for each other’s work.
First Nations Australia Writers’ Network Founder and Executive Director Cathy Craigie, brings writers, poets and storytellers Dr. Jeanine Leane, Dub Leffler, Melissa Lucashenko, Bruce Pascoe, and Ellen Van Neervan to Poets House as part of an international tour. (Full Audio, Approx 1 hr 15 mins)
The author of Letter to a Future Lover: Marginalia, Errata, Secrets, Inscriptions, and Other Ephemera Found in Libraries leads a generative trawl through the 60,000-volume library at Poets House. Through encounters with unexpected materials found between the pages, library-nauts will have the unique opportunity to “publish work back” into books that once seemed completed.
Poet Matthew Burgess will read from his new picture book biography Enormous Smallness: A Story of E E Cummings and lead an E E-inspired poetry activity for all ages.
Matthew Burgess is the author of two books, Slippers for Elsewhere and Enormous Smallness: A Story of E. E Cummings, and editor of the forthcoming Dream Closet, an anthology of art and writing about childhood spaces.