Cid Corman (1924-2004) was a poet, translator, and editor of the magazine origin, founded in 1951, which published many of the major American poets of the last 50 years, including Creeley,Niedecker, and Roethke. Author of 70 volumes of poetry, he lived in Kyoto, Japan from 1958 to his death last year.
Amy Bartlett (1949 – 2004) was a poet, editor and long-time Poets House board member. She was the author of a volume of poems, Afterwards, a 1984 National Poetry Series winner, and the poetry editor of Tin House magazine. Active in the community of poets who first organized Poets House, she joined the board in 1991.
Two poetry collectives, centered around politicized notions of the self and language, undermine presumptions about identity, reality and writing. Readings & Performances by Rachel Levitsky, Zhang Er, Akilah Oliver, Ronaldo Wilson, Duriel E. Harris & Dawn Lundy Martin
Artist Lynn Jadamec leads a workshop that combines poetry with photographs. Pre-registration is preferred but not required. To register please contact Mike Romanos, 212-431-7920 x19.
The Children’s Museum of the Arts was founded in 1988 and is the only children’s art museum in the tri-state area. CMA has a collection of over 2,000 art works that date back to the 1930’s and represent over 50 countries.
Argentine poet Maria Negroni will speak on the writing of Argentine poet Susana Thénon (1935-1991), whose work combines linguistic innovation with “a corrosive and constant political agenda” (Negroni).