Poems By Heart with Carol Conroy

Poems By Heart brings people together to recite from memory the poems they love. Participants are asked to memorize a new poem each month that someone else has written.

Celebrating Sulfur: The Life and Death of a Literary Magazine

Since 1981, Sulfur has been a unique model of a multi-focused literary magazine, embracing international modernism and its various legacies. After publishing 11,000 pages and over 800 writers and artists, Sulfur will bring out its final issue in the spring of 2000. Founder Clayton Eshleman is joined by two of Sulfur’s correspondents, Allen S. Weiss and Marjorie Welish, to discuss the magazine’s history and its unique place in the literary world.

Poetics Consciousness: Frames, Identities, Necessities with Charles Bernstein and Douglas Messerli

What are the possibilities or impossibilities for poetics at the present moment? Charles Bernstein and Douglas Messerli discuss the national, international, and imagined contexts within which poets write, and the most urgent issues facing poetry and poetry publishing.

The Poetics of Art

Poet and art critic John Yau leads this walking tour of galleries that show artists’ books, collaborations between artists and writers, and art that includes language. The tour will end with coffee and discussion.

Poets Coffeehouse Series with Murat Nemet-Nejat, D. Nurkse and Wanda Phipps

The Poets Coffeehouse Series, now in its third year, is organized for Brooklyn Public Library by Robert Hershon>. This year's series is co-sponsored by Poets House. All readings take place at the Central Library, Grand Army Plaza.

For Women Poets: Finding Room of Your Own in the Publishing Market with Amy Holman

Amy Holman evaluates the current publishing market for women writers and suggests magazines to which participants should consider submitting their work. Please bring one unpublished poem.


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