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June 01, 2007

June 11, 2007

June 11, 2007

This unforgettable literary pilgrimage over the bridge that inspired Hart Crane, Walt Whitman, and generations of poets, begins near City Hall, pauses under Roebling's famous arches and culminates

June 12, 2007

Langston Hughes
June 12, 2007

What are Langston's lessons? An examination of the work of Langston Hughes will help you learn more about America. It will help you explore the tough tapestry of race.

June 20, 2007

June 20, 2007

Steps away from the future home of Poets House, an impressive array of poets from across the country converge to celebrate the arrival of summer, with words and music resounding over the Hudson Riv

September 27, 2007

Maxine Kumin
September 27, 2007

Maxine Kumin, whose meticulous observations of nature and human nature have been compared with Elizabeth Bishop and Robert Frost, will offer her perspective on all things poetical

September 27, 2007

Who were the Beat Poets? Why are they "beat" and what does that mean?

September 29, 2007

September 29, 2007

Robert Warner invites us to enter the inky wonderland of letterpress printing with a show-and-tell of typographical materials and a chance to make our own poetic collages.

October 02, 2007

Walt Whitman
October 02, 2007

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

October 04, 2007

June Jordan
October 04, 2007

June Jordan dedicated her book, Passion, "to everybody scared as I used to be," writing, as she says of Whitman, for the sake of a people's poetry.

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