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November 06, 1995

Stanley Kunitz
November 06, 1995

Co-founder of Poets House and Presidential Medal of Arts-winner Stanley Kunitz will celebrate his 90th birthday by reading his poetry, including work from his new book,

December 14, 1995

Patrick Kavanagh
December 14, 1995

Eamon Grennan, one of the most acclaimed Irish poets of our day, will read and discuss the poetry of Patrick Kavanagh (1904-1967)—whose poetry covers extraordinary ground, from his

February 03, 1996

February 10, 1996

Eleanor Ross Taylor
Workshop
February 10, 1996

Eleanor Ross Taylor’s strong, clear voice speaks of family and community—and an underlying disquiet. Her poems draw on Scotch Presbyterian roots that were transplanted to the Puritan South.

February 17, 1996

The Erotic Spirit: An Anthology of Poems of Sensuality, Love, and Longing cover
Workshop
February 17, 1996

Poet, translator, and essayist Sam Hamill edited The Erotic Spirit: An Anthology of Poems of Sensuality, Love, and Longing (Shambala Publications, 1995).

February 22, 1996

Simplicity by Ruth Stone book cover
February 22, 1996

A celebration of the poet’s 80th birthday and her entire career.

February 28, 1996

Charles Baudelaire
February 28, 1996

What if Baudelaire had read the quintessential American poet Walt Whitman instead of Edgar Allan Poe, who wrote in a European tradition?

March 09, 1996

March 16, 1996

Songs of the Kisaeng book cover
March 16, 1996

Constantine Contogenis, co-editor of Brief Songs of the Kisang, poems written by Korean courtesans, will read and discuss the rare blend of emotional freedom, ironic persp

March 22, 1996

Ancient bust of Seneca
March 22, 1996

T.S. Eliot said the Elizabethan stage was perfumed by the work of Seneca. However, these Roman verse plays are virtually unknown today.

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