15th Annual Poets House Showcase

The Poets House Showcase, an awe-inspiring display of all of the poetry published in the United States since last year, opens with a festive reception and the chance to chat with fellow writers and readers about the latest innovations in contemporary verse.

15th Annual Poets House Showcase Opening Reception

The Poets House Showcase, an awe-inspiring display of all of the poetry published in the United States since last year, opens with a festive reception and the chance to chat with fellow writers and readers about the latest innovations in contemporary verse.

15th Annual Poets House Showcase

On View March 31 through April 30
The Poets House Showcase, an awe-inspiring display of all of the poetry published in the United States since last year.

Data Loss and Memory: Poetics of the Digital Era

This talk considers the varieties of dissemination, material storage and data loss that contemporary poets encounter and recent aesthetic response s to technological memory and erasure.

Passwords: Elizabeth Arnold on George Oppen

Elizabeth Arnold explores the Objectivist poet George Oppen (1908-1984), whose towering avant-garde oeuvre combines sincerity of observation with a consistent moral imperative.

M. Nourbese Philip and Misani

Carbibbean writer M Nourbese Philip has observed that "poetry is about truth telling, but you need the lie--the artifice of form--to tell those truths." In this fascinating dialogue, Misani elicits Philip's ideas about poetry, the nature of truth and the construction of personal and national identity.

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