May Swenson Centennial Tribute

May Swenson, Poetry NYC, Poetry Readings
with Jeanne Marie Beaumont, Sharon Dolin, Mark Doty, Jessica Greenbaum, Marilyn Hacker, Landgon Hammer, Richard Howard, Jan Heller Levi, Gardner McFall & Samantha Thornhill
Date and Time: 
May 28, 2013 - 7:00PM
Event Location: 
Kray Hall
Admission: 
$10, $7 for students and seniors, free to Poets House and Poetry Society of America Members

In celebration of the centenary of May Swenson’s birth, this reading showcases the breadth of her poetic output—from nature poems displaying her keen observation of wildlife, to exuberant, erotic love poems, to place poems recording her travels to the American Southwest, France and Italy and her residence in New York.

Event Sponsored By: 
Poets House, co-sponsored by the Library of America and the Poetry Society of America
Event Type: 
Readings and Conversations