Passwords: Galway Kinnell on Translation

Pulitzer Prize–winning poet Galway Kinnell talks about the importance of translation in a poet's career and shares his own experiences as a translator of François Villon and others.

2012: Stanzas in Meditation: A Gertrude Stein Celebration - Reading (Full Audio)

A reading of Gertrude Stein’s poetic work with scholars Logan Esdale, Susannah Hollister, Liesl Olson and Emily Setina, Stein archives curator Nancy Kuhl, and poets Paolo Javier, Rachel Levitsky, Ariana Reines, Joan Retallack, Christopher Schmidt, Laura Sims and Stacy Szymaszek.
(Full audio, approx. 2 hrs)

2012: Stanzas in Meditation: A Gertrude Stein Celebration - Panel Discussion (Full Audio)

Four emerging textual scholars -- Logan Esdale, Susannah Hollister, Liesl Olson and Emily Setina -- share their recent work in the Gertrude Stein archives at Yale University, moderated by the collection’s curator Nancy Kuhl.
(Full Audio - approx. 2 hrs)

2000: J.D. McClatchy on Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (Full Audio)

Poet, editor and critic J D McClatchy reads and discusses the work of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882), muses on the tides of taste, and presents a fresh view of this long-neglected and underestimated poet.
(Full Audio, approx. 1 hour)

1991: Passwords: Seamus Heaney on Keith Douglas (Full Audio)

Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney discusses the life and work of Keith Douglas (1920 – 1944) English Poet noted for his war poetry during World War II.

(Full Audio, approx. 1 hour 7 mins)

Passwords: Seamus Heaney on Keith Douglas

Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney discusses the life and work of English Poet Keith Douglas (1920 – 1944), noted for his war poetry during World War II.

Poems of Ecological Sanity

Please join eco-poetry.org for a reading and conversation regarding eco-poetics and the environment.

Presenters include:

Alfred Corn
D. Nurkse
Burt Kimmelman
Fran Castan
Vivian Demuth
Gil Fagiani
Pat Falk
Daniela Gioseffi
George Held
Eliot Katz
Maria Lisella
Nancy Mercado
Maria Terrone
Juanita Torrence-Thompson
Barry Wallenstein

Poem in Your Pocket Day Celebration

9:00 am Poem in Your Pocket Day Community Breakfast at Poets House (Kray Hall). Bring a favorite poem to share!

10:30 am – 3:00 pm — Students from three neighborhood schools read throughout the day in celebration of a local arts-education partnership.

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