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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.

February 18, 2012

Passwords: Linda Gregerson on Edmund Spenser and John Milton
25th Anniversary Event
February 18, 2012

Poet and scholar Linda Gregerson discusses the role of temporality in the work of Elizabethan poet Edmund Spenser, author of The Faerie Queen, and 17th century poet John M

February 11, 2012

Passwords: Molly Peacock on John Donne and George Herbert
25th Anniversary Event
February 11, 2012

Poet Molly Peacock explores the metaphysical tradition of the 17th century with a lively and personal examination of how English mystics John Donne and George Herbert blended the s

February 04, 2012

Passwords: James Shapiro on William Shakespeare
25th Anniversary Event
February 04, 2012

Shakespeare scholar James Shapiro, author of Contested Will: Who Wrote Shakespeare?, discusses the bard’s poems, with a special focus on the late sonnets.

December 03, 2011, December 10, 2011

Jen Bervin
December 03, 2011, December 10, 2011

Poet and artist Jen Bervin leads a two-part seminar on Emily Dickinson’s poems and several of the textual issues associated with her work.

Jen Bervin
December 03, 2011, December 10, 2011

Poet and artist Jen Bervin leads a two-part seminar on Emily Dickinson’s poems and several of the textual issues associated with her work.

November 19, 2011

Glyn Maxwell
25th Anniversary Event
November 19, 2011

British poet and playwright Glyn Maxwell discusses early English poetry, with a special focus on the highlights of Geoffrey’s Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales and Christopher Ma

November 17, 2011

David Young
25th Anniversary Event
November 17, 2011

Poet and translator David Young shares his translations of Petrarch and discusses the 14th century poet’s extraordinary sonnets, which serve as models for lyric poetry.

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