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February 26, 2015

John Berryman
February 26, 2015

Join us for a day-long celebration of John Berryman, in honor of the poet's centenary.

February 07, 2015

Vijay Seshadri
February 07, 2015

This program has been cancelled due to a death in Mr Seshadri's family, and will be rescheduled

January 21, 2015

World Language globe
January 21, 2015

There are over 6000 languages in the whole world. We lose one every two weeks. Hundreds will be lost within the next generation.

January 18, 2015

Mark Strand by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders
January 18, 2015

U S Poets Laureate Charles Simic and Charles Wright, actor Mary Louise Parker, painter William H Bailey, composer and pianist

January 10, 2015

Alison Hawthorne Deming
January 10, 2015

Poet and essayist Alison Hawthorne Deming, whose newest book is Zoologies: On Animals and the Human Spirit, discusses writing in the era of climate change – how we must jo

December 13, 2014

Nick Flynn, Sarah Manguso and Meghan O’Rourke
December 13, 2014

How can different forms frame your life in different ways? How do poetry and memoir tell different kinds of truths?

December 12, 2014

Swimming at Ōiso, Distant View of Mount Fuji (1893) by Utagawa Kokunimasa
December 12, 2014

Chart your own path through the exhibition Kimono: A Modern History and enjoy dr

December 06, 2014

Eliza Griswold
December 06, 2014

Celebrated journalist, poet, and New York Times bestselling author Eliza Griswold, whose most recent book is the poetry and photography compilation I Am the Beggar of

November 22, 2014

Matthea Harvey and Marilyn Nelson
November 22, 2014

For many people, childhood is the time we are most saturated with poetry, and young adulthood is when we are first compelled to write it.

November 20, 2014

Laynie Browne
November 20, 2014

Is there such a thing as a poet’s novel, a text which uniquely traverses boundaries between genres? Why do poets turn to novels?

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