A Night in Brooklyn Book Launch and Party

Come celebrate the release of D. Nurkse's newest book, A Night in Brooklyn, at Poets House in the Margo Viscusi Reading Room located on the second floor.

Praise for A Night in Brooklyn :

Texts to Argue Through: A Conversation with John D’Agata, Thalia Field & Jena Osman

Essayist John D’Agata, cross-genre writer Thalia Field and experimental poet Jena Osman trace how research-based projects can evolve into book-length lyric essays and serial poems.

Spain’s Bard: Jesús Aguado

Award-winning Spanish poet Jesús Aguado is joined by his English language translators for a bilingual reading and conversation about Iberian poetry, translation and Aguado’s work.

“Can Poetry Save the Earth?”

Poets House @ the 2010 Association of Writers & Writing Programs Conference in Denver

This panel brings contemporary poetry and poetics into conversation with ecological activism and education.

Black Nature: A Panel & Poetry Reading

Contributors to the landmark anthology Black Nature: Four Centuries of African American Nature Poetry gather for conversation and readings.

Panel: 2:30pm
Reading: 4:00pm

The Green Man: A Panel with Carolyn Dinshaw, Michael Hrebeniak, Basil King & Thomas Meyer

Poets Basil King and Thomas Meyer join scholars Carolyn Dinshaw and Michael Hrebeniak for a discussion of the Green Man—the mythic figure that incorporates elements of nature and humanity—from medieval architecture and lore to 21st-century interpretations.

Lyric Persuasions: A Conversation with Rae Armantrout & Norman Fischer

Poet Rae Armantrout and Zen Buddhist priest and poet Norman Fischer investigate new and old concepts of the lyric, using their own poems as jumping-off points.

Imagining Louisiana: A Conversation & Reading with Darrell Bourque & Sheryl St. Germain

Two Louisiana poets discuss the history, challenges and future of Louisianan poetry, examining the influence of culture and landscape as well as the work of Cajun and Creole poets.

Wind, Ice & Other Tremblings of Winter with Richard Lewis

Poet and educator Richard Lewis leads an exploration of the poetry of shivering winds and frozen rivers, mounds of snow and seamless skies. Children imagine becoming icicles reflecting sunlight and learn how to keep warm inside the words of the wintery poems they write.

World Record Imaginations with Karen Benke

Young poets break impossible world records of their own invention in this writing workshop with Karen Benke, author of Rip the Page: Adventures in Creative Writing.

This program is suggested for ages eight to twelve.

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