This tribute to Elizabeth Bishop's 100th birthday features readings from her poetry and selections from Elizabeth Bishop and The New Yorker, a new volume of Bishop's correspondence.
Readings & Conversations Archive
February 08, 2011
January 29, 2011
Poet and editor Daniela Gioseffi traces transcendentalist themes in American poetry, from Walt Whitman and Emily Dickinson to Langston Hughes, June Jordan and Mary Oliver.
January 23, 2011
Leading Canadian poets at the cutting edge of contemporary practice address the history of sound poetry and performance, multilingualism, activism and other topics.
January 22, 2011
November 20, 2010
Daniel Swift, the author of Bomber County: The Poetry of a Lost Pilot's War and a professor of English at Skidmore College, examines poems written in response to the bombi
November 18, 2010
National Book Award–winning poet Gerald Stern— described as “a postnuclear, multicultural Whitman for the millennium” (Kate
November 13, 2010
In this panel, three young poet-scholars investigate the intersection of research and poetic practice, including Perez’s interest in ethnography & poetry, Reyes’s practice of rewriting/retellin
November 11, 2010
In conjunction with the publication of Radical Poetics and Secular Jewish Culture (edited by Stephen Paul Miller and Daniel Morris), this panel surveys the work of Jewish poets writing wit
November 05, 2010
Jerome Rothenberg, poet and editor of the Poems for the Millennium series, reads from and analyzes the work of Romantics and Post-Romantics such as Blake, Shelley, Hölderl
November 04, 2010
Poets and friends gather to honor the life and work of Pedro Pietri (1944–2004), a seminal Nuyorican poet and playwright, whose subversive, irreverent writings include Puerto R