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November 06, 2014

Stephen Burt
November 06, 2014

“One of the most influential poetry critics of his generation,” according to The New York Times, Harvard professor Stephen Burt has published three collections of poetry

November 08, 2014

Book Cover, The Leopard by Tomasi di Lampedusa
November 08, 2014

Discussion 3:00pm
Reading 4:30pm

November 10, 2014

November 10, 2014

Poets House welcomes six poets currently in residence at the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa to share their work and discuss their experiences as writers.

November 15, 2014

Bill Berkson
November 15, 2014

New York artists and poets from the 1950s onward developed a new type of synergy – spontaneous, casual, and involving popular forms such as comics and advertising layouts.

November 20, 2014

Laynie Browne
November 20, 2014

Is there such a thing as a poet’s novel, a text which uniquely traverses boundaries between genres? Why do poets turn to novels?

November 22, 2014

Matthea Harvey and Marilyn Nelson
November 22, 2014

For many people, childhood is the time we are most saturated with poetry, and young adulthood is when we are first compelled to write it.

December 06, 2014

Eliza Griswold
December 06, 2014

Celebrated journalist, poet, and New York Times bestselling author Eliza Griswold, whose most recent book is the poetry and photography compilation I Am the Beggar of

December 12, 2014

Swimming at Ōiso, Distant View of Mount Fuji (1893) by Utagawa Kokunimasa
December 12, 2014

Chart your own path through the exhibition Kimono: A Modern History and enjoy d

December 13, 2014

Nick Flynn, Sarah Manguso and Megan O’Rourke
December 13, 2014

How can different forms frame your life in different ways? How do poetry and memoir tell different kinds of truths?

January 10, 2015

Alison Hawthorne Deming
January 10, 2015

Poet and essayist Alison Hawthorne Deming, whose newest book is Zoologies: On Animals and the Human Spirit, discusses writing in the era of climate change – how we must j

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