Book Party for Gail Scott

Please join Nightboat Books to celebrate the US publication of The Obituary by Gail Scott.
with brief readings by Brenda Coultas, Rachel Levitsky, Douglas A. Martin and Stacy Szymaszek.

Reception to follow. Wine provided by the Délégation générale du Québec à New York.

Book Launch: This Constellation Is A Name: Collected Poems by Michael Heller

Please join Nightboat Books to celebrate the publication of This Constellation Is A Name: Collected Poems, 1965-2010, by Michael Heller.

A landmark volume gathering 45 years of work by one of our leading poets.

Wallace Stevens: First Editions

On view May 3 through May 11, 2012

In conjunction with our 25th Anniversary Passwords program Joan Richardson on Wallace Stevens, please join us for a special display of first editions of Stevens' work, on loan from the collection of Poets House Board Member E. Ward Smith, and his wife Carolyn.

SAVE THE DATE!

The 2014 Poets House Walk Across the Brooklyn Bridge
Monday, June 9

The New Russian Poetry: A Reading and Conversation with Poets of the Debut Prize

Celebrate the winners of the Debut Prize for Russian-language poetry with Causa Artium, dedicated to expanding the place of art in the world, including literary, visual, performance, musical, dramatic, and other art forms.

Featuring:

Polina Barskova
Eduard Lukoyanov
Lev Oborin

Hosted by Vitaly Pukhanov

Moderated by Alice Quinn

The Sheep Meadow Press at Poets House

Readings by John Ashbery, Christopher Middleton, Michael Schmidt and Stanley Moss

Poem in Your Pocket Day Community Breakfast and Poetry Read-In

Poem in Your Pocket Day will begin with a breakfast and “poetry read-in.” All are welcome and all who attend are encouraged to bring poems to read.

2012: Quincy Troupe reads 'A Poem for Magic'

Quincy Troupe reads and discusses "A Poem for Magic" as part of Quincy Troupe on the Craft of Poetry

2012: Quincy Troupe reads 'Forty-One Seconds on a Sunday in June, in Salt Lake City, Utah'

Quincy Troupe reads and discusses "Forty-One Seconds on a Sunday in June, in Salt Lake City, Utah (for Michael Jordan)" as part of Quincy Troupe on the Craft of Poetry

2005: Phillip Levine reads and discusses 'Between Walls' by William Carlos Williams

Phillip Levine reads and discusses "Between Walls" by William Carlos Williams as part of the Poets House program Phillip Levine on The Path to William Carlos Williams

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