Dave Johnson

Having brought poetry to the zoo, Dave Johnson brings the zoo to Poets House, reading poems about horses, snakes & wolves.

Poetry in The Branches Reading: Typing Explosion

Extemporaneous Poetry Typed to Order with Rachel Kessler, Sarah Paul Ocampo and Sierra Nelson

People's Poetry Gathering: Epics and Ballads

The People's Poetry Gathering, co-sponsored by Poets House and City Lore, is a collaboration between literature and folklore, disciplines which share roots in oral traditions. with more than 100 events taking place throughout Manhattan.

Poetry at the Zoo: Dave Johnson Reads Animal Poems

Dave Johnson and others read the great animal poems (John Haines, James Wright, Stanley Kunitz, Mary Oliver and more) at the Zoo's seal pool.

11th Annual Poetry Publication Showcase

Raise a glass to the poetic voices of America.
The Poets House Showcase Exhibit offers an unparalleled opportunity to browse through the nation’s most comprehensive gathering of new poetry
books. Over a thousand new books—published during 2002 by commercial, university and independent presses—will be on view in the Reading
Room during regular library hours throughout the month of April.


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