Librettists, poets and scholars Ishmael Reed and Kenward Elmslie read from their work and discuss the connections between poetry and opera. This event will feature performances of both men’s operatic work.
Everything librarians need to know in order to make their branch a home for poetry using the Poetry in The Branches model, including extensive information on collection development, programming, community outreach and much more.
Join us for our annual tribute to the landscape and literature of the city. Hear the words of Walt Whitman, Marianne Moore, Langston Hughes, and Hart Crane brought to life by Galway Kinnell, Sapphire, Gerald Stern and others. The walk includes poetry readings on the Bridge and at the Fulton Ferry Landing with a buffet supper on The Barge.