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October 03, 2012

Nichita Stănescu
October 03, 2012

Often described as the greatest contemporary Romanian poet, Nichita Stănescu, “blasted open the prison gates of Socialist realism” (Andrei Codrescu) in Eastern Europe.

October 04, 2012

Aaron Shurin
October 04, 2012

San Francisco poet Aaron Shurin considers the question “What is prosody?” in light of the current movement away from meter and traditional forms.

October 06, 2012

Collected Poems of Stanley Kunitz cover, Poetry reading, Poetry NYC
25th Anniversary Event
October 06, 2012

Help us celebrate the end of a joyous and program-packed 25th year with an event honoring our co-founders Stanley Kunitz

October 10, 2012

Browne, Mali, Merenda and Verlee, Poetry NYC
October 10, 2012

Born in Chicago in the 1980's and now a worldwide phenomenon, the poetry slam is at the center of a controversy between poetry on the page and poetry in performance.

October 16, 2012

Taha Muhammad Ali
October 16, 2012

Born in the Galilee village of Saffuriyya in 1931, the self-taught and beloved Taha Muhammad Ali (1931-2011) wrote poems—direct, sometimes humorous, often devastating—that conflate

October 20, 2012

Kitsch
Conversation
October 20, 2012

Kitsch is a way of describing certain kinds of seemingly trivial, yet treasured, objects in material culture, and poetry has a crucial role in its history.

October 23, 2012

L. S. Asekoff
October 23, 2012

Poet L. S. Asekoff, co-recipient of the Library of Congress’s 15th annual Witter Bynner Fellowship in poetry, reads from his work. A moderated conversation with former U.S.

November 08, 2012

Osip Mandelstam
November 08, 2012

Jean Valentine, co-translator of Dark Elderberry Branch: Poems of Marina Tsvetaeva, and poet and editor Christian Wiman, translator of Stolen Air: Sel

November 09, 2012

Adrienne Rich
November 09, 2012

"[O]ne of the authentic, unpredictable, urgent, essential voices of our time. All her life she was in love with the hope of telling utter truth.” (W. S. Merwin).

November 10, 2012

Alina Dadaeva, poetry reading, poetry NYC
November 10, 2012

Join us for a special reading by three poets currently in residence at the University of Iowa’s famed International Writing Program.

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