Transfusion: Seamus Heaney Reading and Discussing Translations

Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney initiates an annual program on the art of translation. The series honors the memory of Katharine Washburn, the beloved writer, translator, and editor of the monumental World Poetry anthology. Mr. Heaney will read from and discuss his own translations, as well as a selection of poems from his newest collection, Electric Light
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Poems By Heart with Carol Conroy

In the words of Carol Conroy, the memorization of a poem invokes "all the myriad acts of attention that create a poem. For that reason, memorization ranks as a profound cognitive, psychic and spiritual journey." Poems by Heart invites people to share that journey by reciting from memory the poems that they love. Each month participants memorize a new poem that someone else has written.

A Tribute to Stanley Kunitz at Town Hall

A reading and celebration of the life and work of U.S. Poet Laureate and Poets House co-founder Stanley Kunitz

Ninth Annual Poetry Publication Showcase

On View March 24-April 30
From Alice James to Zoland Books, the annual Showcase exhibit includes over a thousand new books from commercial, university and independent presses. Discover new poets and new publishers. Select your reading for the year. Immerse yourself in the thousand voices of American poetry.

Ninth Annual Poetry Publication Showcase Opening Reception

From Alice James to Zoland Books, the annual Showcase exhibit includes over a thousand new books from commercial, university and independent presses. Come celebrate during the Opening Reception. Return to explore the exhibit. Discover new poets and new publishers. Select your reading for the year. Immerse yourself in the thousand voices of American poetry.

Ninth Annual Poetry Publication Showcase

From Alice James to Zoland Books, the annual Showcase exhibit includes over a thousand new books from commercial, university and independent presses. Come celebrate during the Opening Reception. Return to explore the exhibit. Discover new poets and new publishers. Select your reading for the year. Immerse yourself in the thousand voices of American poetry.

Poetic Fictions: A Panel Discussion with Mary Jo Bang, Stuart Dybek and Suzanne Gardinier

In the fertile margins where genres not only intersect but are re-imagined, authors of poetic fictions expand the definitions of poetry, biography and fiction. How do story, myth, personal history and metaphor operate in a variety of contexts?

Poems By Heart with Carol Conroy

In the words of Carol Conroy, the memorization of a poem invokes "all the myriad acts of attention that create a poem. For that reason, memorization ranks as a profound cognitive, psychic and spiritual journey." Poems by Heart invites people to share that journey by reciting from memory the poems that they love. Each month participants memorize a new poem that someone else has written.

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