The reading follows an intensive writing workshop for local high school students led by Thomas Lux and Sarah Lawrence College MFA students.
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October 30, 2006
October 17, 2006
Among his many masterworks, Neruda wrote poems about the mysterious power of poetry itself, a power embraced by Chilean culture.
October 12, 2006
Poets House congratulates Cave Canem on a decade of nurturing emerging African-American poets.
October 05, 2006
Readings and discussion highlight the life and poetry of Muriel Rukeyser (1913-1980), visionary poet, political activist, and unparalleled voice in twentieth century American literature.
October 03, 2006
Palestinian Taha Muhammad Ali's poetry is driven by a storyteller's vivid imagination, disarming humor, and unflinching honesty.
September 27, 2006
Commemorate the 65th anniversary of Babi Yar (the 1941 Jewish Massacre in Kiev) with a reading by the poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko and the world premiere of Dimitri Shostakovich's two-
September 20, 2006
"The poem comes in the form of a blessing -'like rapture breaking on the mind,'" wrote the late Stanley Kunitz in the introduction to Passing Through.