Barnes & Noble Bookfair Benefits Poets House

As the neighboring bookstore to our home in Battery Park, Barnes & Noble is hosting a weekend bookfair to benefit Poets House. Make a purchase with a Poets House bookfair voucher at Barnes & Noble Tribeca and a percentage of the sale will be donated to Poets House.

The 22nd Annual Poets House Showcase Opening

Join us for the opening of the 21st annual Poets House Showcase, a free exhibit featuring all of the new poetry books and poetry-related texts published in the United States in a single year from over 650 commercial, university, and independent presses. There is no better way to get an overview of the art.

This diverse and inclusive exhibition will be on view through August 16

22nd Annual Poets House Poetry Publication Showcase

Showcase On View June 26- August 16

There is no better way to get an overview of the art of poetry than at this free exhibit featuring all of the new poetry books and poetry-related texts published in the United States in a single year from over 650 commercial, university, and independent presses.

2014: Panel Discussion: Chapbooks from the Mimeo Revolution

Publisher Steve Clay joins young poetry scholars from the CUNY Grad Center Gabby Kappes, Meira Levinson and Kyle Waugh for a panel discussion to celebrate the opening of the Chapbooks from the Mimeo Revolution: From New American Poetry to New Sentence exhibit.
(Full Audio Approx. 1 hour 15 mins)

2014: Passwords: Elizabeth Alexander on Lucille Clifton (Full Audio)

Elizabeth Alexander discusses the work of beloved author Lucille Clifton (1936-2010), whose luminous poems and dynamic life impacted our poetry and our culture.
(Full Audio, Approx. 1 hour 30 mins)

2014: Inside Form, Outside Elements: Brenda Hillman on Craft (Full Audio)

Brenda Hillman discusses ecopoetics, spiritual discovery and activism in her latest volume, Seasonal Works with Letters on Fire, the concluding volume in her tetralogy on the classical elements--earth, air, water, and fire.

Literary Partners Program: Readings from The Widows' Handbook

Please join poets reading from the new anthology The Widows' Handbook: Poetic Reflections on Grief and Survival.

Q&A to follow.

Book signing and sale with a special 20% discount, day of event.

Featured Readers Include:

The Poetic Species: A Conversation with Edward O. Wilson and Robert Hass

$20.00

In this shimmering conversation (the outgrowth of a 2012 event co-sponsored by Poets House and the American Museum of Natural History), Edward O. Wilson, renowned scientist and proponent of “consilience” or the unity of knowledge, finds an ardent interlocutor in Robert Hass, whose credo as U.S.

Price: $20.00

Literary Partners Program: Visions & Revisions

Please join the French Embassy In The United States for an evening of poetry and music.

This discussion centers on a citation chosen by Pierre Alferi: “a hedge between keeps friendship green.” Featured poets Pierre Alferi, Anne Portugal, Ben Lerner and Anna Moschovakis will recite their works. Charlie Burnham will provide musical accompaniment for the readings. SVA students will illustrate the performances.

Literary Partners Program: Tupelo Press at Poets House

Please join Tupelo Press for an evening of readings by poets CM Burroughs, Ruth Ellen Kocher, and Amaud Jamaul Johnson.

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