A Soul in Torment: Glen Baxter in conversation with Bill Zavatsky
Glen Baxter is a British artist known for his absurdist captioned drawings where cowboys collide with Rothkos and Mondrians. His work has been exhibited internationally and published in many books since he was first invited by the Poetry Project to read from his collected works in 1974. Baxter will join his longtime friend, poet Bill Zavatsky, in conversation about his work.
The Poetry In The Branches Source Book is a step-by-step guide to the Poetry In The Branches (PITB) model for librarians, supplemented with a variety of bibliographies for collection development, tip sheets to help you integrate poetry into every aspect of your library, and lists to help you find the resources you need.
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Demonstrating that poetry can inspire transformative understandings of the relationship between individuals and the natural world, The Language of Conservation: Poetry in Library and Zoo Collaborations charts territory that lies between science and the humanities, exploring fertile new groups for public discourse. It tells the story of an alliance between key institutions in six US cities, tracing a ground-breaking collaboration between libraries and zoos, working together to bring one of humanity's greatest tools -poetic language - to the service of conservation.
In celebration of the 400th anniversary of Henry Hudson's voyage to New York Harbor, leading poets and scholars gather to discuss the cultural and environmental tributaries that have flowed through the literature of the Hudson River Valley, from Native American poetic traditions to the urban pastoral poetry of John Ashbery.