The literary community gathers to honor the life and work of the revered short-story writer, poet and model of 'combative pacificism,' Grace Paley. After studying with W.H.
Readings & Conversations Archive
December 12, 2007
December 06, 2007
Susan Howe, author of the recently reissued My Emily Dickinson, joins literary scholar Brenda Wineapple, multidisciplinary artist Jen Bervin and cultural c
November 29, 2007
Friends and fellow writers celebrate four-score years in the life of Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Philip Levine, with selected readings from his work.
November 28, 2007
What are Langston's lessons? An examination of the work of Langston Hughes will help you learn more about America. It will help you explore the tough tapestry of race.
November 21, 2007
November 20, 2007
In 1949 Harvard undergraduate John Ashbery wrote to Kenneth Koch about the poetry of a fellow student, Frank O'Hara: "I think we have a major competitor." Shortly thereafter Ashbery sent Koch a man
November 17, 2007
Join us as we bid a fond farewell to 72 Spring Street, Poets House's home of nearly 20 years, with readings and impromptu toasts by over 20 poets and a host of festivities to commemorate our belove
November 13, 2007
A multidisciplinary New York School soiree, featuring readings and performances by Kim Gordon, Wayne Koestenbaum, Bernadette Mayer, Eileen
Maggie Nelson sheds light on the trailblazing lives and artistry of Barbara Guest, Bernadette Mayer, Joan Mitchell, Eileen Myles and Alice Notley.
November 06, 2007
In his talk on Federico García Lorca's life and work, Edward Hirsch will explore Lorca's artistic sources, including native Andalusian music and the metaphorical style characterist