Join us for a rare opportunity to experience poetry inspired by Mark di Suvero’s sculpture on Governors Island. The exhibition Mark di Suvero at Governors Island: Presented by Storm King Art Center closes on September 30. For ferry and other transportation details visit www.govisland.com
This event is organized by Poets House and Storm King Art Center, and is made possible by the Maurice English Poetry Award.
Matthew Zapruder reads poems by Meredith Walters, Robert Creeley as well as his own work as part of Love in the Showcase: A Reading Celebrating Isn't It Romantic: 100 Love Poems by Younger American Poets (Brett Fletcher Lauer and Aimee Kelley, editors).
Poets Susan Howe and Susan Stewart discuss modernist and postmodernist poetics, with a special emphasis on Wallace Stevens (1879 – 1955), one of the "inventors" of the art in the 20th century. The evening concludes with a reading by both poets.