Robert Bly will open the 2006 People’s Poetry Gathering with a presentation about the role poetry plays in world languages, literature, and cultural understanding.
People's Poetry Gathering Archive
May 03, 2006
April 11, 2003
The People's Poetry Gathering, co-sponsored by Poets House and City Lore, is a collaboration between literature and folklore, disciplines which share roots in oral traditions.
March 30, 2001
From US Poet Laureate Stanley Kunitz’s opening night reading, to rock balladeer Patti Smith’s closing concert, the Gathering explores poetry’s roots in oral tradit
April 09, 1999
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- Poetry at Large