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March 22, 2002

Henry Darger
March 22, 2002

The genius of Henry Darger—a reclusive Chicago janitor now recognized as one of the most important outsider artists of the 20th Century—is visited through the poetry of John Ashb

March 15, 2002

March 15, 2002

Inspired by the feminist and civil rights movements, many 20th century women poets adopted an “I”-empowered poetics that intertwined personal and public worlds.

February 22, 2002

Lorine Niedecker
February 22, 2002

Poet Lorine Niedecker (1903–1970) lived most of her life on Blackhawk Island in rural Wisconsin. However, she was not isolated from the avant-garde poetry practices of her time.

December 15, 2001

December 11, 2001

December 11, 2001

Hunting down hidden meanings and discovering unexpected resonances are experiences which unite readers and writers of poetry and mystery fiction.

December 07, 2001

December 07, 2001

Ezra Pound is famous for his role in defining a modernist aesthetic, from the creation of the Imagist movement in 1912 to his epic poem The Cantos.

November 17, 2001

November 16, 2001

Frontispiece and Title Page, "Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral"
November 16, 2001

Born in Africa, Phillis Wheatley (1753–1784) was kidnapped, brought to America, and sold to a prominent Boston family.

November 10, 2001

November 10, 2001

A marathon poetry reading, free to the public, featuring fifteen of the nation's most luminous poets, will be held to celebrate Poets House's Fifteenth Anniversary and the opening of our newly expa

October 27, 2001

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