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.

Poetry Reading by Local Students

Students from local schools P.S. 1, P.S. 89 and P.S. 276 read throughout the day in celebration of a local arts-education partnership.

Poem in Your Pocket Day Community Breakfast

Join us for a community breakfast and open mic — bring a favorite poem to share!

Native Innovation: Indigenous American Poetry in the 21st Century

• 12:45 pm Welcome with Joseph Bruchac & Allison Hedge Coke
• 1:00 pm: A Conversation with Cedar Sigo, Orlando White & Karenne Wood
• 2:30 pm: A Conversation with Joseph Bruchac, Natalie Diaz & Joy Harjo
• 4:00 pm: A Language Conversation with Natalie Diaz, Orlando White, Sherwin Bitsui & Karenne Wood

Native Innovation: Indigenous American Poetry in the 21st Century

• 11:00 am Welcome with Joseph Bruchac & Allison Hedge Coke
• 11:10 am Craft Presentations and Discussion with Jennifer Foerster, Maurice Kenny, Cedar Sigo & James Thomas Stevens
• 2:00 pm: Panel on Native Narratology with Santee Frazier, Allison Hedge Coke & Roberta Hill

Native Innovation: Indigenous American Poetry in the 21st Century

• 6:00 pm: Reception and Welcome with Joseph Bruchac & Allison Hedge Coke
• 7:00 pm: Reading by Natalie Diaz & Orlando White
• 8:00 pm: Reading by Santee Frazier, Cedar Sigo & Roberta Hill

Crazy Brave: An Evening with Joy Harjo

A reading by Joy Harjo, followed by Harjo in conversation with poet Joseph Bruchac.

Passwords: Graham Foust and Samuel Frederick on Ernst Meister

Poet Graham Foust and German literature scholar Samuel Frederick share their exquisite new translation of the penultimate book by existential German poet Ernst Meister (1911-1979), In Time’s Rift.

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