Poetry Westchester! Teen Writing Workshop Publication Party and Reading

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.

Funded by the Westchester Library System (through the Westchester County Board of Legislators).

Poetry Westchester! Teen Writing Workshop with Erica Fabri

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.

Funded by the Westchester Library System (through the Westchester County Board of Legislators).

Branching Out Fresno: Carl Phillips on Walt Whitman

In his talk, Carl Phillips will explore the ways in which Whitman is among the first to stake out forbidden territory (race, masculinity, morality) for American poetry and to find a form that persuasively enacts the poem's content. He will also consider the ways in which Whitman's poems continue to have a contemporary resonance and to illustrate what it has meant and continues to mean, on so many levels, to be American, for better and for worse.

Alice Quinn: Twenty Years of Poetry at The New Yorker

A reading in honor of Alice Quinn's service to the poetry community, with readings and anecdotes by authors and friends Henri Cole, Deborah Garrison, Eamon Grennan, Yusef Komunyakaa, Vijay Seshadri, Jean Valentine and Matthew Zapruder.

Poetry Westchester! Adult Poetry Writing Workshop Group Reading

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.

Funded by the Westchester Library System (through the Westchester County Board of Legislators).

Poetry Westchester! Adult Poetry Writing Workshop with Hettie Jones

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.

Funded by the Westchester Library System (through the Westchester County Board of Legislators).

String Talks: A Reading and Performance by Anne Carson

A multimedia performance piece involving a reading of short talks accompanied by red string, a dancer or two and audiovisual elements. With the collaboration of Robert Currie (randomizer) and Mark Bibbins (introduction and backup vocals).

Poetry Westchester! Teen Poetry Writing Workshop Publication Party and Reading

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.

Funded by the Westchester Library System (through the Westchester County Board of Legislators).

Poetry Westchester! Teen Poetry Writing Workshop with Hettie Jones

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.

Funded by the Westchester Library System (through the Westchester County Board of Legislators).

A Tribute to Gerald Stern

Jorie Graham, Edward Hirsch, Li-Young Lee, Anne Marie Macari, Ira Sadoff, Alan Soldofsky and poets from across the country gather to pay homage to the humane and humorous master of "the everyday and the ineffable," Gerald Stern, who will also give a brief reading from his work.

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