Poetry Westchester! Adult Poetry Writing Workshop with Steve Sher

Part of Poetry Westchester! , bringing free writing workshops, poetry readings and talks to community libraries throughout Westchester--a county rich in literary history, from Edgar Allan Poe to Washington Irving.

Funded by the Westchester Library System (through the Westchester County Board of Legislators).

A Helen Adam Halloween

Let the spirits move you to this musical and spoken word happening in honor of San Francisco Renaissance balladeer Helen Adam.

Helen Adam (1909-1993) was the author of San Francisco's Burning, The Bells of Dis and A Helen Adam Reader, edited by Kristin Prevallet. Her work inspired many poets—notably Jack Spicer and Robert Duncan—to explore the ballad.

Monstrology 101 with Johan Olander

Author and illustrator of A Field Guide to Monsters, Johan Olander will introduce children to the poetic side of mon-strology. As part of our 101 course, children and their adult companions will be invited to draw their own monsters and record critical information—such as habitat, diet and friendliness to humans.

Poetry Westchester! Adult Poetry Writing Workshop Group Reading

Part of Poetry Westchester! , bringing free writing workshops, poetry readings and talks to community libraries throughout Westchester--a county rich in literary history, from Edgar Allan Poe to Washington Irving.

Funded by the Westchester Library System (through the Westchester County Board of Legislators).

Poetry Westchester! Adult Poetry Writing Workshop with Jason Schneiderman

Part of Poetry Westchester! , bringing free writing workshops, poetry readings and talks to community libraries throughout Westchester--a county rich in literary history, from Edgar Allan Poe to Washington Irving.

Funded by the Westchester Library System (through the Westchester County Board of Legislators).

Poetry Westchester! Teen Poetry Writing Workshop Publication Party

Part of Poetry Westchester! , bringing free writing workshops, poetry readings and talks to community libraries throughout Westchester--a county rich in literary history, from Edgar Allan Poe to Washington Irving.

Funded by the Westchester Library System (through the Westchester County Board of Legislators).

Poetry Westchester! Teen Poetry Writing Workshop with Joanna Fuhrman

Part of Poetry Westchester! , bringing free writing workshops, poetry readings and talks to community libraries throughout Westchester--a county rich in literary history, from Edgar Allan Poe to Washington Irving.

Funded by the Westchester Library System (through the Westchester County Board of Legislators).

Ode to the City: A Poetic Fanfare for New York City with Edward Field, Joan Larkin, Charles Simic, Patricia Smith & John Yau

Steps away from the future home of Poets House, this outdoor reading celebrates New York City's ample and multitudinous poetic tradition.

All Poets House in Battery Park City Preview Festivities events begin or take place at the bandshell, Nelson A. Rockefeller Park.
(1, 2, 3, A, C to Chambers Street, walk west to River Terrace, cross the street to enter the park & head south to the bandshell)

Poetry Walking Tours of Battery Park City

Audience members are invited to join us for a series of poetic walking tours of Battery Park City offering fascinating literary and artistic insights into our new neighborhood. Topics include the Irish Hunger Memorial, the Statue of Liberty, the Siah Armajani installation, the quotes in the Plaza and much more. The free staff-guided tours will depart from the bandshell in Rockefeller Park.

Your Song Is a Map of the City with Chris Martin

Poets House invites children and adults on an interactive walking tour through Battery Park City. Our amble will take us to fountains and lily pools, playgrounds and monuments, hillocks and harbors, as we create a "map-song" of this scenic terrain through poetry and performance. Walk into history with us, as we record this event as artistic addition to our media archives.

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