Miriam Nichols’s expertly edited The Astonishment Tapes (2015), a transcript of twenty autobiographical audiotapes recorded in an attic room in Vancouver by poet Robin Bl
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December 12, 2015
December 04, 2015
Join the ongoing conversation between the literary and visual arts as Rosamond S.
November 17, 2015
Reassessing the book's potential as poetic form, Lynn Emanuel considers her own compositional choices -- why she places a letter addressed to Baudelaire here and a lyric or person
November 14, 2015
November 09, 2015
Poets House welcomes five poets from the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa for an evening of readings and conversation.
November 07, 2015
October 29, 2015
In this artist talk, playwright, poet and filmmaker Liwaa Yazji discusses her art-making as a means of exploring broadly the way people relate to the unknown and endure crisis, sh
October 22, 2015
The poetry of John Wieners (1934-2004) influenced the San Francisco Renaissance, the Beats, and the poetics of pacifism and gay rights.
October 19, 2015
Ai (1947-2010) carved her literary legacy deep into the hearts and minds of a wide audience, lifting a voice for the vulnerable members of society.
October 13, 2015
Poetry is central to Arabic cultural expression.