Open Enrollment Class Registration - Martinez


Stretching Tension: Developing a Toolbox for Structuring Your Poem

Price: $325.00

Open Enrollment Class Registration - Ben-Oni


Borders and Identity: The Poetics of Place

Price: $325.00

Open Enrollment Class Registration - Nafis


All the Tambourines: Celebration & Ode as Lens of Possibility

Price: $325.00

Metamorphosis: A Reading from the work of poet Barbara Guest

Join us for a poetry reading and closing reception as we take one last look at the landmark exhibition, creative collaboration, and friendship between poet Barbara Guest and painter Fay Lansner. Contemporary poets Mel Elberg, Susan Gevirtz, Peter Gizzi, Paolo Javier, E. Tracy Grinnell, and erica kaufman, among others, will pay tribute to the life and work of the New York School poet and read from her Collected Poems.

Literary Partners Program: Green World Rising: Eco-Poetry

Daniela Gioseffi, editor of will host Alicia Ostriker as featured reader. Other readers are Eliot Katz, Joanne Monte, Burt Kimmelman, George Held, Nina Tassi, and Peggy Anne Tartt. Poetry clips from the docu-drama: Author & Activist: The Daneila Gioseffi Story will be shown. There will be a short intermission with light refreshment. Admission free. Suggested contribution $3 or more.

Literary Partners Program: Red Hen Press Reading featuring Billy Collins, Ron Koertge, and Brynn Saito

Dubbed “the most popular poet in America” by Bruce Weber in the New York Times, Billy Collins served two terms as the US Poet Laureate, from 2001-2003, and was New York State Poet Laureate from 2004-2006.

What Returns by Cameron Awkward-Rich

A poem by Cameron Awkward-Rich, author of Sympathetic Little Monster (Ricochet Editions, 2016), part of the Poets House 24th Annual Showcase.

The Portent of Silence by Jay Deshpande

A poem by Jay Deshpande, author of Love the Stranger (YesYes Books, 2015), part of the Poets House 24th Annual Showcase.

We Are New York City: An Interactive Exhibition of Poetry and Art

This summer, Poets House establishes a literary outpost in one of the historic houses on Governors Island. For four weekends, “We Are New York City,” an exhibition of art and poetry by Lower Manhattan students, will be on view in House 5A in Nolan Park. Our site on Governors Island will also feature a pop-up library with titles on loan from Poets House’s 60,000-volume collection and interactive poetry-and-art stations for children and families.

Tribeca Meet & Greet

This month's Tribeca Meet & Greet will take place at Poets House on Wednesday, Aug. 10, from 6:30 to 9PM Frankly Wines will provide beverages and MaxDelivery will provide light snacks. Started by David Cleaver, Sales Manager for the Tribeca Performing Arts Center, Tribeca Meet & Greets is in its 10th year.

The monthly social gatherings are primarily for local business owners, though residents are always welcome. The event is free to the public.


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