People's Poetry Gathering Archive

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April 09, 1999

April 09, 1999

April 9 - 11, 1999

March 30, 2001

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 11, 2003

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.

May 03, 2006

Robert Bly
May 03, 2006

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.