Artistic Bestiary: Installations by Jane Greer and Brian Getnick

On view March 24 through May 6, 2006
Jane Greer's Standing Up, Down fills Poets House with cut-paper evocations of creatures great and small, while Brian Getnick presents Curtains! Curtains! a sculpture and video installation.
Jane Greer is a visual artist whose work has been exhibited at The Drawing Center, NYU's Grey Art Gallery, the Ronald Feldman Gallery, Henoch Gallery, and various international venues.

Root of a Dream: Poets House Member's Sleepover

We invite our members to 10 River Terrace for a new Poets House tradition.

Join us for an unforgettable evening spent reading, writing and dreaming the "poetry of the night" in the dimmed stacks of our library. Poet Kristin Prevalett returns for a second year to lead our group.

This is a special event open only to Members. Space is limited. For details and registration contact Krista Manrique: (212) 431-7920 ext. 2830, or email

2012: John Ashbery (Full Audio)

Legendary American poet John Ashbery reads from Planisphere and as part of the 2012 Poets House Showcase.
(Full Audio, approx. 1 hour)

Omnidawn's Celebration and Reading

Please join us for Omnidawn's Celebration/Reading at Poets House, NY

Readings begin promptly at 6:15pm.

The evening will include readings by these Omnidawn authors/translators:

Master Class with Paul Muldoon

Master Class Application Deadline: Friday, November 16, 2012

Celebrating Stanley Kunitz and Elizabeth Kray

Help us celebrate the end of a joyous and program-packed 25th year with an event honoring our co-founders Stanley Kunitz and Elizabeth Kray.

Poets House and Storm King Art Center Present - Poetry Reading on Governors Island Inspired by the Art of Mark di Suvero

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

This event is organized by Poets House and Storm King Art Center, and is made possible by the Maurice English Poetry Award.

1994: "The Poetry Audience of the Future" Panel Discussion

Poets Peter Davidson, Cornelius Eady, Marilyn Hacker and Katha Pollitt consider whether we are seeing the beginning of a fuller integration of poetry into American life.

2005: Love in the Showcase: A Reading Celebrating Isn't It Romantic: 100 Love Poems by Younger American Poets -- Joshua Beckman

Joshua Beckman reads 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).


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