Eamon Grennan, one of the most acclaimed Irish poets of our day, will read and discuss the poetry of Patrick Kavanagh (1904-1967)—whose poetry covers extraordinary ground, from his
Readings & Conversations Archive
December 14, 1995
November 06, 1995
Co-founder of Poets House and Presidential Medal of Arts-winner Stanley Kunitz will celebrate his 90th birthday by reading his poetry, including work from his new book,
October 25, 1995
Poets Lorna Goodison, Linton Kwesi Johnson and Marlene Nourbese Philip will read from their work as part of a series celebrating the 40th
September 28, 1995
Acknowledged as one of the greatest of French poets, René Char (1907-1988) began as a Surrealist but later embraced existential and metaphysical themes.
June 05, 1995
In our first program of a three-year collaborative with selected New York Public Library (NYPL) branch libraries, Pulitzer Prize winner Philip Levine reads and discusses his work a
May 25, 1995
May 12, 1995
William Stafford (1914-1994) committed himself to a poetic stance of neutrality and susceptibility to the moment.
May 11, 1995
This documentary, produced by Haydn Reiss in 1994, was filmed at each of the poets’ homes in Oregon and Minnesota and uses their friendship to examine the role of poetry in contemporary America—its
April 27, 1995
Known for his focus on history, political ironies, and homosexual themes, C.P. Cavafy (1863-1933) is the most important Greek poet of this century.
April 22, 1995
Get an early start to summer in NYC with a short walk through this classic poem about a journey through Hell, in its brilliant translation by Robert Pinsky (Farrar, Straus and Giro