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June 12, 2010

June 12, 2010

Pulitzer Prize–winning poet Galway Kinnell talks about the importance of translation in a poet's career and shares his own experiences as a translator of François Villon and others.

June 08, 2010

What Love Comes To book cover
June 08, 2010

In honor of Ruth Stone’s 95th birthday, friends and fellow poets read from the acclaimed poet’s volume What Loves Comes To: New and Selected Poems.

May 29, 2010

May 29, 2010

This reading inaugurates Poets House’s outdoor courtyard in the new South Teardrop Park.

May 27, 2010

Brenda Hillman and Robert Hass
May 27, 2010

Robert Hass, former U.S.

May 25, 2010

May 25, 2010

Four emerging poets investigate how poetry might marshal diverse languages, ethnicities and identities to engage with a global ecosystem under duress

May 20, 2010

Sweethearts of Rhythm book cover
May 20, 2010

Acclaimed poet Marilyn Nelson and artist Jerry Pinkney, winner of the 2010 Caldecott Medal, discuss their collaborative book, Sweethearts of Rhythm, which

May 18, 2010

May 18, 2010

Poet, translator and editor of the new volume Chinese Writers on Writing, Arthur Sze reads and discusses modern and contemporary Chinese poetry with scholar and translator

May 14, 2010

May 14, 2010

Poet and eco-critic Jonathan Skinner examines how poets are responding to our relationship to water, taking into account emerging

May 13, 2010

May 13, 2010

Poets Maurice Manning and Norman Minnick share poems, tall tales and conversation about the nature of Kentucky poetry, from the lyric to the comic.

May 12, 2010

May 12, 2010

In recognition of the International Year of Biodiversity, this seminar with poet and eco-critic Jonathan Skinner looks at current poetics and cultures of biodiversity, including fo

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