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November 09, 2013

Flags of the World
November 09, 2013
Poets House welcomes six poets currently in residence at the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa to share their work and discus

November 08, 2013

Kwame Dawes
November 08, 2013

Poet Kwame Dawes introduces a new generation of African poets whose work reflects the complex cosmopolitanism of contemporary African societies and cultures that remain fully tradi

November 05, 2013

Mei-mei Berssenbrugge and Charles Altieri
November 05, 2013
Mei-mei Berssenbrugge was described by poet Jackson Mac Low as “neither objectivist nor subjectivist but a poet of the whole consciousness.” Born in Beijing, she emerges from diverse

October 17, 2013

Edgar Allan Poe
October 17, 2013

Robert Pinsky, United States Poet Laureate (1997—2000), essayist, translator, and founder of the Favorite Poem Project,

October 16, 2013

Tomas Tranströmer
October 16, 2013

Swedish Nobel Laureate Tomas Tranströmer, poet, psychologist, and translator, is perhaps best known for his mastery of the poetic image.

October 11, 2013

Harvey Shapiro
October 11, 2013

Poets and admirers of Harvey Shapiro (1924-2013) gather to read from his work and share memories of the man who prompted Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

October 01, 2013

October 01, 2013

Poet and scholar Ammiel Alcalay, Iraqi-American poet Alise Alousi, poet and project founder Beau Beausoleil, and Middle East scholar M.

September 28, 2013

Kurt Brown (1944-2013)
September 28, 2013

Friends and poets gather to remember Kurt Brown (1944–2013), prolific poet, editor, founder of the Aspen Writers’ Conference, former Poets House board member, and beloved teacher.

July 10, 2013

Marcel Proust, Poems, Poetry, French, Poetry NYC
July 10, 2013

Join us on Proust's birthday to celebrate the publication of The Collected Poems of Marcel Proust, edited by Harold Augenbraum, and featuring the work of 20 poets and tran

June 18, 2013

Robert Polito
June 18, 2013

Poet, essayist, and biographer Robert Polito reads his poems dealing with the history of film and presents film clips from some of his favorite movies from film noir to foreign-lan

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