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March 28, 2012

Passwords: Eamon Grennan on W.B. Yeats
Reading, 25th Anniversary Event
March 28, 2012

Eamon Grennan gives an overview and offers close readings of several poems by the great Irish modernist.

March 24, 2012

Passwords: Mark Doty on Walt Whitman
Reading, 25th Anniversary Event
March 24, 2012

National Book Award winning poet Mark Doty leads a close reading of Whitman’s poem “Song of Myself,” as well as other works from Leaves of Grass.

March 21, 2012

Hans Faverey, Dutch Poetry, Poetry NYC, Poetry Panels, Poetry Discussions
Conversation
March 21, 2012

This evening celebrates the life and work of Surinam-born Dutch poet Hans Faverey, described by J.M. Coetzee as “the purest poetic intelligence of his generation.”

March 20, 2012

Quincy Troupe, Poetry Talks, Poetry Readings, Poetry NYC
Conversation
March 20, 2012

Poet Quincy Troupe talks about poetic forms and approaches to craft as exemplified by American poetry along with a discussion of his own poetic innovations.

March 17, 2012

Gigi Bradford on Anne Bradstreet, Phillis Wheatley and Frances E.W. Harper
25th Anniversary Event
March 17, 2012

Poet and nonprofit arts leader Gigi Bradford looks at the life and work of women poets of the New World.

March 16, 2012

Panel on John Keats with Michael Harper, Judith Harris, Stanley Plumly and Anne
Conversation, 25th Anniversary Event
March 16, 2012

Stanley Plumly, author of Posthumous Keats, is joined by poets Michael Harper, Judith Harris and Anne Wright for a discu

March 15, 2012

Passwords: K. Silem Mohammad on Samuel Taylor Coleridge and William Wordsworth
25th Anniversary Event
March 15, 2012

Poet K. Silem Mohammad discusses Coleridge and Wordsworth’s collaboration, Lyrical Ballads, in the context of each poet’s development.

March 10, 2012

Basho, Haiku, Japanese Poetry, Poetry NYC
25th Anniversary Event
March 10, 2012

Distinguished scholar Haruo Shirane, author of Traces of Dreams: Landscape, Cultural Memory, and the Poetry of Basho, discusses the poetry of Matsuo Basho, the master of t

March 02, 2012

Bei Dao
Reading
March 02, 2012

This bilingual reading and discussion features leading Chinese poet Bei Dao, his English-language translator Eliot Weinberger and American poets Forrest Ga

February 26, 2012

Reading, Exhibition Opening
February 26, 2012

The unique collage-work, witty wordplay and educational rhymes of this award-winning children’s book author have inspired and entertained countless children.

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