Passwords: Vincent Katz on Sextus Propertius

Poet and translator Vincent Katz discusses the background and context of the poems of the 1st century BC Roman poet, Sextus Propertius.

Poetry in the Children's Room: Floating Valentines-The Red Balloon

A screening of Albert Lamorisse's 1956 children’s classic The Red Balloon. Afterwards we'll make our own floating valentines and try, try, try to keep our feet on the ground.

Catalan Poetry Reading

Part of Catalan Poetry Symposium: A Day Long Festival

Join poets and scholars from Catalonia and the United States for all or part of this exploration of eight centuries of Catalan poetry.

The Catalan Poetic Tradition, from Ramon Llull to the Present

Guest Speaker: Harold Bloom

Part of Catalan Poetry Symposium: A Day Long Festival

Join poets and scholars from Catalonia and the United States for all or part of this exploration of eight centuries of Catalan poetry.

Writing Poetry in Catalan, in Good Times and Bad

Participants: Manuel Forcano, Christopher Whyte, Francesc Parcerisas & Marta Pessarrodona

Part of Catalan Poetry Symposium: A Day Long Festival

Join poets and scholars from Catalonia and the United States for all or part of this exploration of eight centuries of Catalan poetry.

Visual Poetry = Poesia Visual?

Can visual poetry be translated?
Participants: Sergio Bessa, Melcion Mateu, Hillary Gardner & Francesc Parcerisas

Advance Registration Required. Call 212-431-7920

Poetic City: A Reading to Celebrate the Twentieth Anniversary of Poets House

Steps away from the site of our future home, listen to the poetry and music of a dozen performers, gaze over the splendor of the Manhattan waterfront and celebrate 20 years of Poets House.

2013: Sekou Sundiata - Citizen Poet (Full Audio)

A conversation and book-signing to celebrate the publication of the retrospective catalog Blink Your Eyes: Sekou Sundiata Revisited. Moderated by Malaika Adero, Jane Lazarre, Greg Tate, Kimiko Hahn, Amiri Baraka and Talvin Wilks reflect on the breadth of poet Sekou Sundiata’s accomplishments and his influence as artist, activist, educator and bandleader.

Master Class with Kwame Dawes

Saturday, November 9, 2:00–6:00pm
Sunday, November 10, 10:00am–2:00pm
Application deadline: Friday, October 25

Master Class on Craft with Stephen Dobyns

Saturday, October 12, 2:00–6:00pm
Sunday, October 13, 12:00–4:00pm
Application deadline: Friday, October 4

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