Neighborhood Poetry Read-In with the Brooklyn & Queens Poet Laureates

Join Tina Chang (Brooklyn) and Paolo Javier (Queens), our young pocket-poets and their families, and other special guests for an afternoon of readings and fun! We invite you to bring a poem of your choice to share, or find one here at Poets House. A great after-school event for families and poetry lovers of all ages, and a festive culmination of our year-long work with local school children.

Guess Who Zoo with Howard Eisenberg

Learn lots of facts about animals through fun rhymes and songs by author and poet Howard Eisenberg, write riddle poems, and make puzzle pictures!

Howard Eisenberg is the author of Guess Who Zoo, Guess Who Farm, and Guess Who Neighborhood.

Floating Valentines: A Screening of The Red Balloon

In celebration of Valentine’s Day, Poets House presents Albert Lamorisse’s timeless children’s film classic The Red Balloon. Afterward, children will make their own floating valentines in the form of hot-air balloon mobiles.

Literary Partners Event: Program for Publication of DYLAN THOMAS WALKING TOUR OF GREENWICH VILLAGE

Join The Seventh Quarry and Cross-Cultural Communications in celebrating the publication of Dylan Thomas Walking Tour of Greenwich Village (2014), as part of the world-wide Dylan Thomas Centenary celebrations.

Literary Partners Event: december in January

Come celebrate the revival of december magazine.

Readings by poets featured in Vol. 24 of december:

Marvin Bell
Sally Van Doren
James Tolan
Terese Svoboda

Complimentary reception to follow

This event is made possible in part through the Poets House Literary Partners Program

Wild nights! Wild nights! A Dionysian Feast to Benefit Poets House

Read The Wall Street Journal's article on the benefit, "A Night of Verse to Celebrate Cupid's Curse"

This is a special benefit for Poets House that helps keep our programming free or low cost.

Poets House invites you to join us for an intimate evening celebrating the poetry of love.

Stanley Kunitz reads "Route Six"

Poets House co-founder Stanley Kunitz discusses and reads his poem "Route Six"

2005: Stanley Kunitz reads "The Portrait"

Poets House co-founder Stanley Kunitz discusses and reads his poem "The Portrait"

Literary Partners Event: Reading for the Bloomsbury Anthology of Contemporary Jewish Poetry

Come celebrate the launch of The Bloomsbury Anthology of Contemporary Jewish American Poetry at Poets House.

The night will feature readings by:

Charles Bernstein
Matthew E. Silverman
Burt Kimmelman
Judith Kerman
Hila Ratzabi
Elizabeth J. Coleman
Stephen Miller

Literary Partners Event: MARSH HAWK PRESS FALL 2013 BOOK LAUNCH!

Friday, November 15, 2013, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
(The poets will read at about 7:30.)

The Launch celebrates:
Joyride by Thomas Fink and Pocket Park by Claudia Carlson


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