11th Annual Poets House Bridge Walk

A Benefit for Poets House with with Billy Collins, Toi Derricotte, Galway Kinnell & Philip Levine
Date and Time: 
June 12, 2006 - 6:00PM
Event Location: 
Brooklyn Bridge

Join poets Billy Collins, Toi Derricotte, Galway Kinnell and Philip Levine in our 11th annual salute to poetry inspired by New York City. This movable feast of poetry readings begins near City Hall, continues under the arches of the Brooklyn Bridge, and winds up at Brooklyn’s historic Fulton Ferry Landing. The evening concludes with a festive dinner and more poems, read by special guest Bill Murray.

Also this year, the Elizabeth Kray Award for Service to Poetry ("The Betty") will be given to Bob Holman, a tireless poetry advocate and entrepreneur, founder and proprietor of the Bowery Poetry Club.

Bob Holman on his acceptance of the Elizabeth Kray Award

Event Sponsored By: 
Poets House
Event Type: 
Poetry Walk