Wallace Stevens: First Editions

On view May 3 through May 11, 2012

In conjunction with our 25th Anniversary Passwords program Joan Richardson on Wallace Stevens, please join us for a special display of first editions of Stevens' work, on loan from the collection of Poets House Board Member E. Ward Smith, and his wife Carolyn.

The New Russian Poetry: A Reading and Conversation with Poets of the Debut Prize

Celebrate the winners of the Debut Prize for Russian-language poetry with Causa Artium, dedicated to expanding the place of art in the world, including literary, visual, performance, musical, dramatic, and other art forms.

Featuring:

Polina Barskova
Eduard Lukoyanov
Lev Oborin

Hosted by Vitaly Pukhanov

Moderated by Alice Quinn

The Sheep Meadow Press at Poets House

Readings by John Ashbery, Christopher Middleton, Michael Schmidt and Stanley Moss

Poem in Your Pocket Day Community Breakfast and Poetry Read-In

Poem in Your Pocket Day will begin with a breakfast and “poetry read-in.” All are welcome and all who attend are encouraged to bring poems to read.

2012: Quincy Troupe reads 'A Poem for Magic'

Quincy Troupe reads and discusses "A Poem for Magic" as part of Quincy Troupe on the Craft of Poetry

2012: Quincy Troupe reads 'Forty-One Seconds on a Sunday in June, in Salt Lake City, Utah'

Quincy Troupe reads and discusses "Forty-One Seconds on a Sunday in June, in Salt Lake City, Utah (for Michael Jordan)" as part of Quincy Troupe on the Craft of Poetry

2005: Phillip Levine reads and discusses 'Between Walls' by William Carlos Williams

Phillip Levine reads and discusses "Between Walls" by William Carlos Williams as part of the Poets House program Phillip Levine on The Path to William Carlos Williams

2005: Phillip Levine reads 'By the road to the contagious hospital' by William Carlos Williams

Phillip Levine, 2011 US Poet Laureate, reads "By the road to the contagious hospital" by William Carlos Williams as part of the Poets House program Phillip Levine on The Path to William Carlos Williams.

Support Poets House Through Barnes & Noble

From Friday, April 6 until Tuesday, April 10, you can support Poets House by stopping by our table at Barnes & Noble, Tribeca (97 Warren Street) for a voucher to present with your in-store purchase or shopping online at www.bn.com and simply providing the code 10734879 at checkout.

Voice Your Verse Poetry Fundraiser

Mingle with movers and shakers and support NYC teens in their first spoken word performance, as they deliver poems written by girls worldwide and published in the new anthology, If the World Were My Classroom.

Performances by:
Azure Antoinette, Studio Alchemy
Tina Chang, first female Poet Laureate of Brooklyn
Karen Karpowich, She's the First Chairwoman
Students of the Young Women's Leadership School of Astoria
Special performance by Diane Birch

Remarks by Monique Coleman

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