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2016: Ko Ko Thett (Iowa International Writing Program Reading)

Poet Ko Ko Thett (Myanmar) reads his work along with translators from Tom Sleigh's class at the Hunter College MFA program as part of the 2016 Iowa International Writing Program Reading. Introduced by Director of the Iowa International Writing Program Christopher Merrill
(Approx 13 mins.)

2016: Akhil Katyal (Iowa International Writing Program Reading)

Poet Akhil Katyal (India) reads his work along with translators from Tom Sleigh's class at the Hunter College MFA program as part of the 2016 Iowa International Writing Program Reading. Introduced by Director of the Iowa International Writing Program Christopher Merrill
(Approx 12 mins.)

Literary Partners Program: Finishing Line Press Presents an Afternoon of Sports Poetry

Finishing Line Press presents Ron Whitehead in celebration of the release of blistered asphalt on dixie highway: Kentucky Basketball is Poetry in Motion. Hosted by Mets Poet Frank Messina.

This program is made possible through the Poets House Literary Partners Program.

Literary Partners Program: Silent Beaches, Untold Stories

A reading to mark the launch of SILENT BEACHES, UNTOLD STORIES: NEW YORK CITY'S FORGOTTEN WATERFRONT. The book by Elizabeth Albert with literary editing by Underwater New York collects historical narratives, archival images, contemporary art, and new fiction and poetry about ten lesser known waterways. Contributors Bill Cheng, Elizabeth Gaffney, Ben Greenman, and Nicole Miller will read.

This program is made possible through the Poets House Literary Partners Program.

Literary Partners Program: LOVE & GUNS

My father was not a bastard, my mother was not a bastard.
But my English is.
--Subodh Sarkar

Acclaimed Bengali poet Subodh Sarkar, on a rare visit to New York, performs his work in English translation with introduction by NY Poet Laureate Yusef Komunyakaa and readings by American poets Meena Alexandra, Catherine Fletcher, Goutam Datta, Bob Holman, Montana Ray, and Anne Waldman. Presented by Urhalpool and Rattapallax magazines.

Literary Partners Program: Zentripetal: Where Words Leave Off, Music Begins Again

A concert of new poetry-inspired music for the instrumental voices of violin and cello. Compositions by Louis Andriessen, Lynn Bechtold, Matthew Browne, Jennifer DeVore, John King, Lawrence Kramer, and Augusta Reade Thomas. Hailed as a "dynamic duo" by Classics Today, "oustanding" by Pizzicato Journal, and "close to the edge and impressive" by Strings magazine, Zentripetal made its debut in 2006.

Literary Partners Program presents: Roads Taken: A Celebration for Alfred Corn

Since the first book of poems, All Roads at Once was published in 1976, Alfred Corn has published twelve books of poems; two novels, titled Part of His Story and Miranda’s Book; two collections of essays; and The Poem’s Heartbeat, a study of prosody. Fellowships for his poetry include the Guggenheim, the NEA, an Award in Literature from the Academy of Arts and Letters, and one from the Academy of American Poets. Poetry magazine awarded him the Levinson, Blumenthal, and Dillon prizes.

Literary Partners Program: Rion Amilcar Scott & Jacqueline Woodson in Conversation

Kweli is hosting Young People’s Poet Laureate & National Book Award winner, Jacqueline Woodson at Poets House on Thursday, 9/15. Join us as we celebrate Woodson’s new adult fiction novel, Another Brooklyn. Woodson will be in conversation with her former student, Rion Amilcar Scott, author of the debut collection of short stories, Insurrections.

This event made possible through the Poets House Literary Partners Program.

One Day Workshop - Griffiths

$75.00

Seeking our Stanzas: Ekphrasis & Identity

Class enrollment is on a first-come, first-served basis. Since many classes fill quickly; we encourage you to enroll early. Your enrollment is complete when full payment for tuition has been received.

Full and Partial Refunds

Price: $75.00

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