This event honors Jack Gilbert, whose "poems of savage compassion" (James Dickey) have forged a distinctive, solitary path across the landscape of American poetry for more than four decades. His most recent poetry collection is The Dance Most of All, released this year.
In tribute to Stephen Dunn's 70th birthday and the publication of his latest book, What Goes On: Selected and New Poems: 1995-2009, Laure-Anne Bosselaar, Gregory Djanikian, Phillis Levin, Dennis Nurkse, and Alicia Ostriker share the podium with the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet in a reading of his work.
Recipient of the first Neglected Masters award from the Poetry Foundation, Samuel Menashe gives a recital of his poetry and discusses his life and work
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.
Take a poetic trip with Patricia Hubbell, author of Rabbit Moon and other acclaimed poetry collections for children, as she reads aloud from her work and discusses how to find poetry in the tiniest corners of the world. Children will also learn to write poems in the form of riddles.
Catch an eyeful of what's happening in poetry today with this divergent, cacophonous display of all the new poetry and poetry-related books published in the United States in the last year. From micro-press chapbooks to masterworks from major commercial publishers, over 2,000 titles share shelf space.
On View April 4 - 11 at New York Public Library's Jefferson Market Branch
For library hours, call (212) 243-4334
Catch an eyeful of what's happening in poetry today with this divergent, cacophonous display of all the new poetry and poetry-related books published in the United States in the last year. From micro-press chapbooks to masterworks from major commercial publishers, over 2,000 titles share shelf space for one week.
From the perspectives of archivist, curator, editor, scholar and translator, a diverse group of poets - Catherine Bowman, Nancy Kuhl, Geoffrey O’Brien, Nathalie Stephens and Kevin Young - explores the vital role of the library in poetic creation and preservation.
This panel is for registered attendees of the AWP Conference.
In this talk, award-winning poet Vijay Seshadri examines the origins and scope of Elizabeth Bishop’s visionary poetry, her paradoxical relationship to the religious traditions that shaped her thought, and her ability to expose the fundamental questions underlying human experience.