As the neighboring bookstore to our home in Battery Park, Barnes & Noble is hosting a weekend bookfair to benefit Poets House. Make a purchase with a Poets House bookfair voucher at Barnes & Noble Tribeca and a percentage of the sale will be donated to Poets House.
Join Toadlily Press for a reading and reception for their latest book, Mend & Hone, featuring readings by contributors Janlori Goldman (Accord, NY), Dawn Gorman (Somerset, England), Elizabeth Howort (Brooklyn, NY), and Leslie LaChance (Nashville, TN).
A Soul in Torment: Glen Baxter in conversation with Bill Zavatsky
Glen Baxter is a British artist known for his absurdist captioned drawings where cowboys collide with Rothkos and Mondrians. His work has been exhibited internationally and published in many books since he was first invited by the Poetry Project to read from his collected works in 1974. Baxter will join his longtime friend, poet Bill Zavatsky, in conversation about his work.
The Poetry In The Branches Source Book is a step-by-step guide to the Poetry In The Branches (PITB) model for librarians, supplemented with a variety of bibliographies for collection development, tip sheets to help you integrate poetry into every aspect of your library, and lists to help you find the resources you need.
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Demonstrating that poetry can inspire transformative understandings of the relationship between individuals and the natural world, The Language of Conservation: Poetry in Library and Zoo Collaborations charts territory that lies between science and the humanities, exploring fertile new groups for public discourse. It tells the story of an alliance between key institutions in six US cities, tracing a ground-breaking collaboration between libraries and zoos, working together to bring one of humanity's greatest tools -poetic language - to the service of conservation.