2014: Showcase Reading Series: Cathy Linh Che, Mark Wunderlich, Harmony Holiday, and Yusef Komunyakaa (Full Audio)

Poets Cathy Linh Che (Split, Alice James Books), Mark Wunderlich (The Earth Avails, Graywolf Press), Harmony Holiday (Go Find Your Father/A Famous Blues, Ricochet Editions), and Yusef Komunyakaa (Testimony: A Tribute to Charlie Parker, Wesleyan University Press) read as part of the Showcase Reading Series, featuring leading and emerging poets with books in this year's

Literary Partners Program: Women Poets Respond to Climate Crisis

Daniela Gioseffi (Editor/Publisher at eco-poetry.org), hosts a night of readings honoring the work of women poets.

Featured Readers include:
Alicia Ostriker
Nancy Mercado
Vivian Demuth
Peggy Ann Tartt

Open mic to follow; all are welcome to sign up at 6:45. Please bring your favorite eco-poem by a woman and one of your own to read.

Light refreshments will be served.

2014: July 30 Showcase Reading Series (Part 2): Lenelle Moïse and Spencer Reece

Poets Lenelle Moïse (Haiti Glass, City Lights), and Spencer Reece (The Road to Emmaus, Farrar, Straus and Giroux) read as part of the Showcase Reading Series, featuring leading and emerging poets with books in this year's Poets House Showcase.

2014: July 30 Showcase Reading Series (Part 1): Jeffrey Harrison and Joan Larkin

Poets Jeffrey Harrison (Into Daylight, Tupelo Press) and Joan Larkin (Blue Hanuman, Hanging Loose Press) read as part of the Showcase Reading Series, featuring leading and emerging poets with books in this year's Poets House Showcase.

Build a City of Poems: An Interactive Exhibition of Poetry and Art

For three weekends this summer, Poets House will create a poetic summer outpost in one of the historic houses of Governors Island Colonels' Row.

Featuring “Ode to New York City,” an exhibition of art and poetry created by downtown elementary school students, and murals from the Community Word Project, visitors of all ages are invited to contribute their own drawings and poetry, filling in the outline of a gigantic mural cityscape created by artist Felipe Galindo, making a city of poems.

2014: 22nd Annual Poets House Showcase Opening Reading with Meena Alexander, Jennifer Michael Hecht, David Lehman, and Rachel Zucker (Full Audio)

Readings by Meena Alexander (Birthplace with Buried Stones, Triquarterly), Jennifer Michael Hecht (Who Said, Copper Canyon Press), David Lehman (New and Selected Poems, Scribner), and Rachel Zucker (The Pedestrians, Wave Books) open the annual Poets House Showcase, a free exhibit featuring all of the new poetry books and poetry-related texts published in the United States in a single year from over 650 commercial, university, and independent presses.

Showcase Reading Series: Cathy Linh Che, Harmony Holiday, Yusef Komunyakaa, and Mark Wunderlich

Cathy Linh Che (Split, Alice James Books), Harmony Holiday (Go Find Your Father/A Famous Blues, Ricochet Editions), Yusef Komunyakaa (Testimony: A Tribute to Charlie Parker, Wesleyan University Press), and Mark Wunderlich (The Earth Avails, Graywolf Press).

Showcase Reading Series: Jeffrey Harrison, Joan Larkin, Lenelle Moïse, and Spencer Reece

Jeffrey Harrison (Into Daylight, Tupelo Press), Joan Larkin (Blue Hanuman, Hanging Loose Press), Lenelle Moïse (Haiti Glass, City Lights), and Spencer Reece (The Road to Emmaus, Farrar, Straus and Giroux).

Showcase Reading Series: Emily Abendroth, Brett Fletcher Lauer, Frances Justine Post, and Wendy S. Walters

Emily Abendroth (]Exclosures[, Ahshata Press), Brett Fletcher Lauer (A Hotel in Belgium, Four Way Books), Frances Justine Post (Beast, Augury Books), and Wendy S. Walters (Troy, Michigan, Futurepoem books).

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