"Being a poet means being human," declared the great Iranian feminist poet Forough Farrokhzad (1935-1967).
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Readings & Conversations Archive
April 11, 2015
March 31, 2015
6:00pm - Reception and exhibition tour with Edward Sanders
7:00pm - Artist talk with Edward Sanders and guests
March 10, 2015
Award-winning Vietnamese writer, journalist and translator Nguyen Phan Que Mai, presents with Bruce Weigl, Pulitzer Prize nominee, renowned translator, author of t
March 03, 2015
A bilingual reading in Russian and English of poetry, with discussion to follow, by four leading Russian poets from points across the geography of the Russian-Speaking world, including Sham
February 26, 2015
Join us for a day-long celebration of John Berryman, in honor of the poet's centenary.
February 07, 2015
January 21, 2015
There are over 6000 languages in the whole world. We lose one every two weeks. Hundreds will be lost within the next generation.
January 18, 2015
U S Poets Laureate Charles Simic and Charles Wright, actor Mary Louise Parker, painter William H Bailey, composer and pianist
January 10, 2015
Poet and essayist Alison Hawthorne Deming, whose newest book is Zoologies: On Animals and the Human Spirit, discusses writing in the era of climate change – how we must jo
December 13, 2014
How can different forms frame your life in different ways? How do poetry and memoir tell different kinds of truths?