Passwords: Seamus Heaney on Keith Douglas

Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney discusses the life and work of English Poet Keith Douglas (1920 – 1944), noted for his war poetry during World War II.

Poems of Ecological Sanity

Please join eco-poetry.org for a reading and conversation regarding eco-poetics and the environment.

Presenters include:

Alfred Corn
D. Nurkse
Burt Kimmelman
Fran Castan
Vivian Demuth
Gil Fagiani
Pat Falk
Daniela Gioseffi
George Held
Eliot Katz
Maria Lisella
Nancy Mercado
Maria Terrone
Juanita Torrence-Thompson
Barry Wallenstein

Poem in Your Pocket Day Celebration

9:00 am Poem in Your Pocket Day Community Breakfast at Poets House (Kray Hall). Bring a favorite poem to share!

10:30 am – 3:00 pm — Students from three neighborhood schools read throughout the day in celebration of a local arts-education partnership.

Poetry Reading by Local Students

Students from local schools P.S. 1, P.S. 89 and P.S. 276 read throughout the day in celebration of a local arts-education partnership.

Poem in Your Pocket Day Community Breakfast

Join us for a community breakfast and open mic — bring a favorite poem to share!

Native Innovation: Indigenous American Poetry in the 21st Century

• 12:45 pm Welcome with Joseph Bruchac & Allison Hedge Coke
• 1:00 pm: A Conversation with Cedar Sigo, Orlando White & Karenne Wood
• 2:30 pm: A Conversation with Joseph Bruchac, Natalie Diaz & Joy Harjo
• 4:00 pm: A Language Conversation with Natalie Diaz, Orlando White, Sherwin Bitsui & Karenne Wood

Native Innovation: Indigenous American Poetry in the 21st Century

• 11:00 am Welcome with Joseph Bruchac & Allison Hedge Coke
• 11:10 am Craft Presentations and Discussion with Jennifer Foerster, Maurice Kenny, Cedar Sigo & James Thomas Stevens
• 2:00 pm: Panel on Native Narratology with Santee Frazier, Allison Hedge Coke & Roberta Hill

Native Innovation: Indigenous American Poetry in the 21st Century

• 6:00 pm: Reception and Welcome with Joseph Bruchac & Allison Hedge Coke
• 7:00 pm: Reading by Natalie Diaz & Orlando White
• 8:00 pm: Reading by Santee Frazier, Cedar Sigo & Roberta Hill

Crazy Brave: An Evening with Joy Harjo

A reading by Joy Harjo, followed by Harjo in conversation with poet Joseph Bruchac.

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