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Programs & Events
Opening Reception: A Painter and His Poets: The Art of George Schneeman
The first major retrospective of the artists' collaborative paintings, collages, prints, and books, with portraits of his poet friends, spanning 40 years.
Tuesday, April 22
Poem in Your Pocket Day: A Landmark Celebration
Poets House staff and volunteers distribute pocket-sized poems throughout the day, followed by a "Neighborhood Poetry Read-In" with the Brooklyn & Queens Poet Laureates at 4:00pm
Thursday, April 24
The Art of George Schneeman: Panel Discussion and Poetry Reading
A panel discussion and reading in conjunction with the first major retrospective of Schneeman's collaborative paintings, collages, prints, and books
Saturday, April 26
On the Poetry Talent with Alice Notley
The prolific and award-winning poet leads an autobiographically-inspired discussion on the rarity, mystery, and importance of talent in the education and nurture of poets.
Tuesday, April 29
Relative Strangeness: Rosmarie Waldrop with Nikolai Duffy
One of poetry’s most persistent and prolific innovators joins the Senior Lecturer in American Literature at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK, for an evening of readings and discussion
Thursday, May 1
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