Readings & Conversations Archive
April 21, 1995
April 08, 1995
Two New Yorker editors explore the poetry of these legendary writers and discuss it in relation to the poetry of our time and its time.
March 30, 1995
The many books of Chicago poet Sterling Plumpp (born in 1940), including Portable Soul and Horn Man, fuse blues and jazz rhythms with poetic vision to speak of Black lives, here a
March 13, 1995
March 09, 1995
March 08, 1995
February 21, 1995
An exploration of the connections and influences shared between these two art forms will feature readings by Tracie Morris, NYC's Queen of Hip Hop (and 1993 Slam Champ at the Nuyor
February 10, 1995
Leading poetry critic Helen Vendler will give a multimedia presentation on the visual arts that inspired the poetry of Irish-born, 1923 Nobel-winner William Butler Yeats (1865-1939
December 03, 1994, December 10, 1994
AIDS has occasioned an overwhelming response in contemporary American poetry. But exactly how, in the face of illness and despair, does poetry function?