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April 17, 2014

Brenda Hillman,  Poetry, Poetry Talks, Poetry NYC
April 17, 2014

For several decades, Brenda Hillman has been exploring poetic form and perception in her tetralogy on the classical elements-- earth, air, water, fire.

April 10, 2014

Tom Sleigh, Poetry, Poetry Talks, Poetry NYC
April 10, 2014

On the eve of what would have been the beloved Irish poet and translator’s 75th birthday, poet Tom Sleigh presents a discussion of the use of description in Seamus Heaney’s (1939-2

April 08, 2014

Edwin Torres, Poetry, Poetry Talks, Poetry NYC
Residency
April 08, 2014

A self-proclaimed “lingualisualist” rooted in the languages of sight and sound, Edwin Torres leads an exploration of the tools poets use to extend past the seeming edges of languag

April 01, 2014

Poetry Society of America Chapbooks
Exhibition Opening
April 01, 2014

Publisher Steve Clay joins young poetry scholars Gabby Kappes, Meira Levinson and Kyle Waugh from the CUNY Grad Center for a pane

March 06, 2014

Photo of Robert Duncan and Jess
March 06, 2014

Visual artist Jess (1923–2004) and poet Robert Duncan (1919–1988) were one of the most fascinating artistic couples of the 20th century.

February 25, 2014

Like a Straw Bird It Follows Me book cover
February 25, 2014

The author of many collections in Arabic, including the newly translated Like a Straw Bird It Follows Me, Palestinian poet Ghassan Zaqtan reads from and discusses his visc

February 22, 2014

Elizabeth Alexander, Poetry, Poetry Talks, Poetry NYC
February 22, 2014

“Clifton’s poems invite meditation and return” wrote Obama inaugural poet and Yale professor Elizabeth Alexander about Lucille Clifton (1936-2010).

January 25, 2014

William Stafford
January 25, 2014

William Stafford (1914–1993) was the author of more than 50 books; his first poetry collection, Traveling Through the Dark (1962), won the 1963 National Book Award for Poetry.

December 14, 2013

Muriel Rukeyser
December 14, 2013

with Ana Božičević, Nicole Cooley, Jan Freeman, Rachel Eliza Griffiths, Kimiko Hahn, Patricia Spears Jon

November 23, 2013

Occitania
November 23, 2013
The 11th century trobadors and trobairitz of Occitania, a region encompassing parts of southern France, Italy's Occitan Valleys, Monaco, and Catalonia's Val d'Aran, have l

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