Poetry in the Children's Room: Poet Robin Hirsch

Robin Hirsch, with assistance from his children, reads from his book FEG: Ridiculous (Stupid) Poems for Intelligent Children. He is the co-owner of the Cornelia Street Café in Greenwich Village.

Passwords: Paul Muldoon on Marina Tsvetaeva's "Poem of the End"

Winner of the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for poetry, Paul Muldoon provides a close reading of “Poem of the End,” written by the great Russian poet Marina Tsvetaeva (1892-1941) in 1924 after the Russian Revolution.

Holiday Book Sale

Give the gift of poetry—to yourself, your family and your friends. Our Holiday Book Sale offers thousands of books at bargain prices. All books are duplicate copies from our 40,000 volume (and growing) collection and all proceeds benefit the permanent collection.

Holiday Book Sale

Friday, December 12, 11-7pm
Saturday, December 13, 11-4pm
Tuesday, December 16, 11-4pm
Last Chance!: Wednesday, December 17, 11-7pm

Give the gift of poetry—to yourself, your family and your friends. Our Holiday Book Sale offers thousands of books at bargain prices. All books are duplicate copies from our 40,000 volume (and growing) collection and all proceeds benefit the permanent collection. Last Chance prices are even lower!

Passwords: John Kinsella on Lionel Fogarty

Australian poet John Kinsella examines the work of acclaimed Aboriginal poet and political activist Lionel Fogarty, whose poetry embraces the language and struggles of Aboriginal people. Fogarty is the author of numerous poetry books, including New and Selected Poems: Munaldjali, Mutuerjaraera.

Bringing the Deep Self Forward

In this unique poetry class, Jane Hirshfield will workshop poems in an intensive afternoon session and share the podium with her students in an evening reading. Please follow application guidelines below.

"Now You See Me, Now You..." with Chrissie Gittens

Chrissie Gittins reads poems from her children’s book Now You See Me, Now You… which received the 2002 Belmont Poetry Prize.

Bring it on Home with DB Leonard

Home, poet and songwriter DB Leonard plays guitar while we read poems that invoke
the meaning of home.

Part of NYC Lit Fest 2003

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