Join us for a very special "Bridgewalk" celebrating Poets House's 25th Anniversary year.
Our annual poetic pilgrimage from City Hall to Fulton Ferry Landing across one of the world’s architectural treasures will feature readings by Marie Howe, Thomas Lux, Sharon Olds and 2012 Pulitzer Prize winner Tracy K. Smith, followed by a festive dinner at Bubby's Brooklyn.
Carol Muske-Dukes is the former Poet Laureate of California and a professor at the University of Southern California. Her most recent books of poetry are Twin Cities and Sparrow, a National Book Award finalist.
Editor and critic Herbert Leibowitz, author of “Something Urgent I Have to Say to You”: The Life and Work of William Carlos Williams, discusses the great doctor’s oeuvre, from Spring and All to Paterson.
2012 Guggenheim Fellow Joan Richardson, author of a two-volume biography of the poet Wallace Stevens and co-editor, with Frank Kermode, of Wallace Stevens: Collected Poetry and Prose (Library of America, 1997), will speak about Stevens and his work.
Susan Stewart, previously scheduled, is unfortunately unable to attend.