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December 12, 2007

Grace Paley
December 12, 2007

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.

December 06, 2007

My Emily Dickinson book cover
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

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

Langston Hughes
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 21, 2007

November 20, 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

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

November 13, 2007

A multidisciplinary New York School soiree, featuring readings and performances by Kim Gordon, Wayne Koestenbaum, Bernadette Mayer, Eileen

November 13, 2007

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

Federico García Lorca
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

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