Three teams, each composed of masters of traditional poetic forms and teenage poets, perform and discuss issues of culture and identity.
1:00pm – Young Filipino poets investigate the Balagtasan poetry debate tradition with Frances Dominguez and Filipino-American poet Regie Cabico
3:00pm – Muslim-American teenage poets join Ishmaili Raishida, musician Amir Vahab, and Palestinian-American poet Suheir Hammad
Readings from Poetry After 9-11: An Anthology of New York Poets
Award-winning poets read from their work on the LIVE!@the Library stage. Emcee Dave Johnson.
Librarians share their work and listen to the work of their peers.
This all-day intensive program focuses on collection development, audience-building, programming, community outreach and more.
On View in Atlanta June 15-17
Poets House brings hundreds of titles published in 2001 and specially selected for libraries to the exhibit hall.
Three veteran translators pay tribute to the art of translation and to the memory of Katharine Washburn, co-editor of the World Poetry anthology and acclaimed translator.
Saturday, May 11, 10:00am–4:00pm;
Sunday, May 12, 9:30am–12:00noon
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