2014: Valeria Luiselli reads "Selected Poems"

Novelist and essayist Valeria Luiselli reads Selected Poems a meditation on the city, the influence of the human landscape and poetry on her work, and her month-long residency in the Poets House archives. Introduced by Jay Peterson of Coffee House Press
(Approx. 30 mins.)

Part of Other Impulses: Poets Writing Across Genres

2014: To Be Fair: Stephen Burt on Poetry & Criticism (Full Audio)

“One of the most influential poetry critics of his generation” (New York Times), Harvard professor Stephen Burt discusses the paradoxical, conflicting role of the poet-critic.
(Full Audio, Approx. 1 hour 15 mins.)

Part of Other Impulses: Poets Writing Across Genres

Literary Partners Program: Book Release for Amarillo Grande by Adriana R. Harris

Please join poet Adriana R. Harris in celebrating the release of her new book, Amarillo Grande (Wild Yellow).

Books available for sale at the reading. Reception to follow.

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

Literary Partners Program: Mr. Hip Presents Poetry Series

Mr. Hip Presents, Boston’s most engaging poetry reading series and finalist for #BestInBoston, makes its way back to New York City for an evening of poetry spoken-word, and live music after packing the Poets House for their first ever #MrHipNYC event. Come join Donald Vincent aka Mr. Hip and enjoy a wonderful evening of poetry and music from some of the coolest poets currently dwindling in New York City and beyond. Come see how we make poetry hip.

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Literary Partners Program: Book Lauch for A Good Wall

Toadlily Press invites you to join us for the launch party for Toadlily’s Newest Book:
A Good Wall by Katie Hartsock, George Bishop, Linda Tomol Pennisi & Jennifer Kearns

Featuring readings by:
Katie Hartsock of Chicago, IL
Linda Tomol Pennisi of Syracuse, NY
& Selected Toadlily Founders

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

2014: A Sexy New Animal: The DNA of the Prose Poem with Natasha Sajé (Part 2)

In an interactive presentation, poet and essayist Natasha Sajé, author of Windows and Doors: A Poet Reads Literary Theory, engages the audience in a discussion of the prose poem.
(Part 2, approx. 30 mins.)

Part of Other Impulses: Poets Writing Across Genres

2014: A Sexy New Animal: The DNA of the Prose Poem with Natasha Sajé (Part 1)

In an interactive presentation, poet and essayist Natasha Sajé, author of Windows and Doors: A Poet Reads Literary Theory, discusses the makeup of the prose poem, a hybrid form that derives energy from the collision of opposites: realism and fantasy; poem and novel.
(Part 1, approx. 30 mins.)

Part of Other Impulses: Poets Writing Across Genres

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