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Programs & Events
A Painter and His Poets: The Art of George Schneeman
A "lavish tribute" (New York Times), first major retrospective of the artists' collaborative paintings, collages, prints, and books, with portraits of his poet friends, spanning 40 years.
On View until November 15...
Haunted Poets House: A Halloween Reading and Celebration for Children
Come in costume and hear monstrous, spooky verse from poets such as Robert Louis Stevenson, Karla Kushkin, Shel Silverstein and Jack Prelutsky
Friday, October 31
To Be Fair: Stephen Burt on Poetry & Criticism
“One of the most influential poetry critics of his generation” (New York Times) discusses the conflicting role of the poet-critic, "or how to read your own work as if you didn't write it"
Thursday, November 6
The Leopard with J. D. McClatchy
The Award-winning poet discusses the relationship between his poetic practice and his work as a librettist, followed by a reading his libretto for a new opera based on Lampedusa's acclaimed novel
Saturday, November 8
Reading and Panel Discussion with the Iowa International Writing Program’s Resident Poets
Poets from Australia, Cuba, Romania, Singapore, and Taiwan share work and their experiences as writers
Monday, November 10
Readings & Conversations
Workshops, Master Classes and Residencies
More Poets House Programs
Our annual exhibition of each year's new poetry books
Poetry events for kids.
Increasing understanding of Muslim cultures through poetry
Annual poetry walk across the Brooklyn Bridge to benefit Poets House