The acclaimed author of Sleeping with the Dictionary reads with two new poetry talents.
Readings & Conversations Archive
April 30, 2011
May 14, 2011
A translator and author of many poetry books (including The Bird Catcher, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award), Marie Ponsot discusses the fairy tale as the d
May 19, 2011
September 10, 2011
Poets House and Trinity Wall Street, in conjunction with the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, present a reading by some of America's leading poets as part of the 10th anniversary commemoration of
September 15, 2011
Famous for electrifying performances of his work, Kiwao Nomura is revered in Japan, where he has been awarded major literary honors.
September 29, 2011
Poet and translator David Ferry, author of Gilgamesh: A New Rendering in English Verse, shares his translation of this great epic of ancient Mesopotamia.
October 04, 2011
This evening dedicated to Classical Greek Poetry begins with a performance of “Bracko,” orchestrated by poet/translator Anne Carson and artist Robert Currie, based
October 13, 2011
East Asian Literature Scholar and translator Paula Varsano, discusses the different formal innovations and themes in Classical Chinese Poetry, with special discussion of the work o
October 19, 2011
The author of Nine Gates: Entering the Mind of Poetry, Jane Hirshfield investigates poetic transitions - syllable by syllable, line by line, poem by poem - and the discove
October 21, 2011
Poet and essayist Rosanna Warren, whose books include The Art of Translation: Voices from the Field and Fables of the Self: Studies in Lyric Poetry, reads and discusses the great