2008: Galway Kinnell reads "Crossing Brooklyn Ferry"

Pulitzer-prize winning poet Galway Kinnell reads Walt Whitman's "Crossing Brooklyn Ferry" at Brooklyn's historic Fulton Ferry Landing as part of Poets House's 13th Annual Poetry Walk Across the Brooklyn Bridge
(Approx 12 minutes)

Literary Partner Program: Book Launch for Marisa Frasca's Via Incanto

Please join poet and translator Marisa Frasca in celebrating the release of her latest book, Via Incanto: Poems from the Darkroom from Bordighera Press.

Reception to follow immediately after the reading.

About the author:

Poetry at Large

Learn about Poetry in Zoos, Poetic Voices of the Muslim World, and other Poets House national initiatives.

2014: Mutants & Hybrids: Mixing Genres with Eleni Sikelianos

Poet and memoirist Eleni Sikelianos discusses how she and other writers are reviving the flow of genetic material between forms to reflect our complicated minds and lives.

Part of Other Impulses: Poets Writing Across Genres

Full Audio (approx 55 mins)

Literary Partners Program: The Poetry of Max Rouquette in Concert

Please come to enjoy a composition by Miquèu Montanaro, setting the poetry of Max Rouquette to music.

Eliot Weinberger reads Octavio Paz's "Sunstone"

Eliot Weinberger editor of The Poems of Octavio Paz (New Directions, 2012) reads his English translation of Paz's poem "Sunstone"
(Complete poem, approx. 35 minutes)

2015 Emerging Poets Fellowship Reading

A not-to-be-missed glimpse into the most exciting new poetry in New York City as the 2015 Poets House Emerging Poets Fellows (Click names for bios and a sample of each poets work): Aziza Barnes, Rio Cortez,

Literary Partners Program: Omindawn's Annual Poetry Celebration and Reading

Please join publisher Omnidawn for an evening filled with spectacular poetry readings.

Plus time to mingle and celebrate.

Omnidawn's books by these authors will be available at a 50% discount at this event.

Omnidawn will provide wine, sparkling water, appetizers, and sweets.

Featured Poets:

Imagination Islands: A Map-Making Workshop

Mystical beasts, magical forests, lost treasure and more can be found in this island map-making workshop. Children will create their own maps with poetic descriptions of distant unexplored islands for those daring enough to venture there. Lead by Poets House Children’s Room Director Mike Romanos.

Poetry Time with Charles Waters

Join Charles Waters for a morning of humorous poetry that's off the page and off the wall. We’ll write comical poems together and act them out on stage. Charles Waters is a children's poet, actor and educator who has performed in schools and universities across the country. His work has appeared in various textbooks and anthologies including National Geographic. Watch the Tribeca Trib video report below:

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