The Poetry Dialogues

Three teams, each composed of masters of traditional poetic forms and teenage poets, perform and discuss issues of culture and identity.

1:00pm – Young Filipino poets investigate the Balagtasan poetry debate tradition with Frances Dominguez and Filipino-American poet Regie Cabico

3:00pm – Muslim-American teenage poets join Ishmaili Raishida, musician Amir Vahab, and Palestinian-American poet Suheir Hammad

Showcase Reading: Librarians' Open Mic

Librarians share their work and listen to the work of their peers.

A Place for Poetry: A Multifaceted Approach to Poetry in Your Library

This all-day intensive program focuses on collection development, audience-building, programming, community outreach and more.

Exhibition of the 2001 Poetry Publication Showcase

On View in Atlanta June 15-17
Poets House brings hundreds of titles published in 2001 and specially selected for libraries to the exhibit hall.

Translating the 21st Century with Rachel Hadas, Rosanna Warren and Eliot Weinberger

Three veteran translators pay tribute to the art of translation and to the memory of Katharine Washburn, co-editor of the World Poetry anthology and acclaimed translator.

Master Class with Fanny Howe

Saturday, May 11, 10:00am–4:00pm;
Sunday, May 12, 9:30am–12:00noon


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