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March 04, 2007

March 04, 2007

Since she began publishing her tight lyrics of Chicago’s great South Side in the 1940s, Gwendolyn Brooks has been one of the most influential American poets of the twentieth century.

February 28, 2007

David Meltzer
February 28, 2007

David Meltzer conducts a literary tour of Semina Culture, an exhibition celebrating the artist Wallace Berman (1926-1976) and the writers who coalesced around his magazine Semi

February 27, 2007

San Francisco Beat: Talking With the Poets book cover
February 27, 2007

David Meltzer offers an insider's view of the Beat communities of Los Angeles and San Francisco in the late 1950s with vivid accounts of his friendships with Diane DiPrima, Robert

February 27, 2007

Since she began publishing her tight lyrics of Chicago’s great South Side in the 1940s, Gwendolyn Brooks has been one of the most influential American poets of the twentieth century.

February 11, 2007

Isamu Noguchi
February 11, 2007

Four poets share work that resonates with the renowned Japanese-American sculptor Isamu Noguchi (1904-1988) in the exquisite museum and rock garden dedicated to his art.

February 08, 2007

February 08, 2007

Matsuo Bashō, wandering the back-country fields, mountains, and cities of 17th-century Japan and of his own life, distilled the immensities of human experience into single images of striking depth

February 06, 2007

February 06, 2007

The former US Poet Laureate explores the shared territory of two major 20th century poets, Robert Frost and William Carlos Williams, whose distinct voices are unified by a common interest in the Am

February 01, 2007

February 01, 2007

Friends and fellow writers join the beloved bard Galway Kinnell in a reading that honors his profound impact on generations of poets.

December 08, 2006

December 08, 2006

From December 8th-11th, at least 15% of proceeds from all books purchased at Barnes & Noble at Astor Place will be donated to Poets House.

December 02, 2006

December 02, 2006

Publication party for Poetry in The Branches: Adult Writing Workshop with Corie Feiner

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