Poetry in Transition: The Electronic Word with Stephanie Strickland

Session 2: Poetry resources on the Web, as seen on Netscape Saturday, November 11, 1995
Session 3: Discussion of aesthetic issues raised by electronic text November 18, 1995

The poetry of the Western world is always in transition, and so The Muse Sisters wish to announce their relocation from Helicon to...silicon. Hands-on World Wide Web session at the Cyber Café is included, with a chance to browse a poetry manuscript created in hypertext.

Poetry in Transition: The Electronic Word with Stephanie Strickland

Session 1: A whirlwind tour of poetry history, from speech to electronic text

The poetry of the Western world is always in transition, and so The Muse Sisters wish to announce their relocation from Helicon to...silicon. Hands-on World Wide Web session at the Cyber Café is included, with a chance to browse a poetry manuscript created in hypertext.

Keys to Submission: Poems into Print

In their first collaboration, Poets House and Poets & Writers, Inc. present workshops which will teach you how to find the best magazines and book publishers for your poetry and keep pace with the ever-changing literary market. There is a limit of 10 people per session.

A reception and tour of the resources at Poets House will follow.

From Manuscript to Publication: Serendipity and Delmore Schwartz

The popularity of Delmore Schwartz (1913-1966) can be attributed to several things, but Schwartz's caretaking of his own genius and manuscripts is not one of them. Literary executor Robert Phillips will discuss how Schwartz's abandoned manuscripts were discovered serendipitously and brought to posthumous publication.

Paths To Publishing: A Panel Discussion

with Ann Close, Kevin Powell, Robyn Selman and Ira Silverberg, introduced and moderated by independent literary agent Marie Brown

Libraries Alive With Poetry: Adult Librarians

An offshoot of Poetry in The Branches, these workshops for librarians explore the ways to bring poetry into the community through collection development and outreach.

Poetry in The Branches, a collaboration between Poets House and the New York Public Library, brings poetry programming to communities through workshops, seminars, and collection-building.

Libraries Alive With Poetry: Young Adult Librarians

An offshoot of Poetry in The Branches, these workshops for librarians explore the ways to bring poetry into the community through collection development and outreach.

Poetry in The Branches, a collaboration between Poets House and the New York Public Library, brings poetry programming to communities through workshops, seminars, and collection-building.

Grand Finale Showcase Reading

4:00pm-5:00pm: Patricia Spears Jones and Richard Tillinghast

6:00pm-7:00pm: Naomi Shihab Nye and David Lee

Passwords: Eamon Grennan on Patrick Kavanagh

Eamon Grennan, one of the most acclaimed Irish poets of our day, will read and discuss the poetry of Patrick Kavanagh (1904-1967)—whose poetry covers extraordinary ground, from his early satiric work, The Great Hunger, to his later poems of celebration.

Between Word and Image: A Video Exhibition at the MOMA

Part of Between Word and Image: A Series of Screening and Talks on Poetry and Language-Inspired Videos, April 1 - May 31, 1993, organized by Poets House in conjunction with The Museum of Modern Art.

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