Literary Partners Program: A Tribute to D. H. Melhem

Please come celebrate the life of D. H. Melhem—poet, author, scholar, political activist, teacher, a.k.a. “The Poet Laureate of New York’s Upper West Side.”

PRESENTERS:

Dorothy Friedman August
Vinie Burrows
Hannelore Hahn
Rashidah Ismaili
Donald Lev
Karen Malpede
Robert Roth
Susan Sherman
Quincy Troupe
Victor Wallis
Steve Zeitlin

3-5pm; Reception to Follow

2014: Relative Strangeness: Rosmarie Waldrop with Nikolai Duffy (Full Audio)

Rosmarie Waldrop, author of numerous books of poetry and a persistent and prolific innovator, is joined by Nikolai Duffy, Senior Lecturer in American Literature at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK, for an evening of readings and discussion.

(Full Audio, Approx. 1 hour, 15 mins)

Person, Place, Thing "Live" with Randy Cohen and Tracy K. Smith - General Admission

$30.00

Wednesday May 14, 2014 - 7:00pm

Join us as Emmy Award-winning writer Randy Cohen interviews Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Tracy K. Smith about one person, place, and thing she finds meaningful, with musical guest Jefferson Hamer.

A special event in support of Poets House programming.

General Admission: $30.00

Price: $30.00

Person, Place, Thing "Live" with Randy Cohen and Tracy K. Smith - Poets House Member Admission

$25.00

Wednesday May 14, 2014 - 7:00pm

Join us as Emmy Award-winning writer Randy Cohen interviews Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Tracy K. Smith about one person, place, and thing she finds meaningful, with musical guest Jefferson Hamer

A special event in support of Poets House programming.

Poets House Member Admission: $25.00

Price: $25.00

A Painter and His Poets: The Art of George Schneeman

The first major retrospective of the artist's collaborative paintings, collages, prints, and books, spanning 40 years of work
EXTENDED through November 15

2014: On the Poetry Talent with Alice Notley (Full Audio)

Award-winning and prolific poet Alice Notley leads an autobiographically-inspired discussion of the poetry talent – its rarity, mystery, and importance in the education and nurture of poets.
(Full Audio Approx. 55 minutes)

2013: Passwords: Lisa Jarnot on Robert Duncan (Full Audio)

Poet, biographer Lisa Jarnot (Robert Duncan: The Ambassador from Venus, 2012), will map out the varied intersections of Robert Duncan’s library, his bookishness and his entrance into poetics.

(Full Audio, Approx. 1 hour 20 mins.)

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