Queer Optimism & Affective Poetry

Queer Optimism book cover
with Wendy Lee, Michael Snediker, Brian Teare & Dara Wier
Date and Time: 
April 2, 2011 - 2:00PM
Event Location: 
Kray Hall
Admission: 
$10, $7 for students and seniors, free to Poets House Members

Prominent poets and scholars investigate—and redefine—optimism as a creative alternative to long-held themes of melancholy, shame and the death drive in writing and interpreting poetry, particularly in the work of gay poets.

Event Sponsored By: 
Poets House
Event Type: 
Readings and Conversations