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May 08, 2002

Poems Of Akhmatova book cover
May 08, 2002

Poets House co-founder Stanley Kunitz reads and discusses one of Russia's most significant poets, in celebration of the re-release of his translations with the late Max Hayward.

April 24, 2002

April 24, 2002

Editors from a range of political and aesthetic perspectives discuss how they coexist in the contemporary poetry community, and what is at stake in their choices as editors and publishers.

April 16, 2002

Göran Sonnevi
April 16, 2002

"We are here in the ultimate lives of our bodies
negations of the ultimate negation
We are complete parts of the world

April 12, 2002

April 12, 2002

"Emerging and veteran pioneers of the avant-garde consider the challenges and responsibilities of their role as editorial gatekeepers of the new.

April 11, 2002

April 04, 2002

Agha Shahid Ali
April 04, 2002

A Kashmiri-American, Agha Shahid Ali (1949–2001) was a gifted poet, an inspired translator and scholar, and a generous, ebullient spirit in the world of contemporary American poetry.

April 03, 2002

April 03, 2002

Robert Bly is one of our country's most beloved poets.

March 22, 2002

Henry Darger
March 22, 2002

The genius of Henry Darger—a reclusive Chicago janitor now recognized as one of the most important outsider artists of the 20th Century—is visited through the poetry of John Ashb

March 15, 2002

March 15, 2002

Inspired by the feminist and civil rights movements, many 20th century women poets adopted an “I”-empowered poetics that intertwined personal and public worlds.

February 22, 2002

Lorine Niedecker
February 22, 2002

Poet Lorine Niedecker (1903–1970) lived most of her life on Blackhawk Island in rural Wisconsin. However, she was not isolated from the avant-garde poetry practices of her time.

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