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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...
Octavio Paz Centennial Celebration
A gathering of Mexican and American poets read from the work of the poet, essayist, diplomat, and Nobel Laureate, spanning 60 years of writing.
Tuesday, October 7
A Sexy New Animal: The DNA of the Prose Poem with Natasha Sajé
The poet and essayist discusses the makeup of this collision of opposites: realism and fantasy; poem and novel.
Wednesday October 15
Architecture & Archives: The Library as Source Material
The author of Faces in the Crowd discusses her residency in the Poets House library, and the influence of poetry, architecture and archives on her work with Jay Peterson
Tuesday, October 21
John Berryman: A Centennial Seminar with Daniel Swift
The critic and editor discussed the ways in which the life of this confessional poet might influence – or confuse – critical understandings of his works in an interactive program
Thursday, October 23
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