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June 22, 2017

Reading, Showcase Opening
June 22, 2017

Celebrate a quarter-century of the Poets House Showcase and surround yourself with poetry published in the last 18 months.

June 07, 2017

r. erica doyle
June 07, 2017

Join us as we journey into the future of poetry. 2017 Poets House Emerging Poets Fellows read new work crafted during mentorship under their workshop leader, poet r. erica doyle.

June 01, 2017

June 01, 2017

Poet and essayist Cheryl Clarke discusses the poetics and politics of Gwendolyn Brooks, the first African-American woman to receive the Pulitzer Prize for poetry.

May 04, 2017

May 04, 2017

Poets Vahni Capildeo, Natalie Diaz, Pulitzer Prize winner Gregory Pardlo, and Shivanee Ramlochan examine intimacy, language, and

May 03, 2017

Anne Waldman
May 03, 2017

A founder and director of the Poetry Project and co-founder along with Allen Ginsberg of the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics, poet Anne Waldman, with Bessie Award-nomin

May 02, 2017

May 02, 2017

Swedish poet Athena Farrokhzad, author of White Blight, reads with her translator Jennifer Hayashida, and Brazilian poet Noemi Jaffe, au

April 26, 2017

Rickey Laurentiis
April 26, 2017

Though Paul Valéry claimed “a poem is never finished, only abandoned,” what happens between a poem’s creation and its abandonment is revision.

April 25, 2017

Rickey Laurentiis
April 25, 2017

Join us for a reading featuring poet Rickey Laurentiis, author of the critically acclaimed Boy with Thorn, selected by Terrance Hayes for the 2014 Cave Canem Poetry Prize

April 21, 2017

April 21, 2017

Kazim Ali, Rita Banerjee, Amanda Golden, Shadab Zeest Hashmi, Patricia O’Neill, and Sejal Shah

April 20, 2017

Harry Clifton
April 20, 2017

Irish poet Harry Clifton, author of Secular Eden: Paris Notebooks 1994-2004 and winner of the Irish Times Poetry Now Award, and poet and translator Alissa Valles

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