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October 17, 2007

October 17, 2007

Readings by Martine Bellen, Cao Shuying, Charles Borkhuis, Caroline Crumpacker, Joseph Donahue, John Hig

Edna St. Vincent Millay
October 17, 2007

Edna St. Vincent Millay, an elfin, red-haired diva of the sonnet, published some of the wisest, sexiest, and most feminist poetry of the 20th century.

October 22, 2007

Octavio Paz
October 22, 2007

Octavio Paz, winner of the Nobel Prize in 1990, was arguably the most influential Mexican poet and essayist of the 20th century.

November 01, 2007

E. E. Cummings
November 01, 2007

E. E. Cummings accomplished the rarest of balancing acts: He managed to be both a deeply committed experimentalist and a very popular poet.

November 04, 2007

Sylvia Plath
November 04, 2007

Talking about Sylvia Plath is like talking over loud-volume rock music in a bar.

November 05, 2007

Emily Dickinson
November 05, 2007

The greatest iconoclasts don't set out to. Take Emily Dickinson. She just couldn't do some things as others did them.

November 06, 2007

Federico García Lorca
November 06, 2007

In his talk on Federico García Lorca's life and work, Edward Hirsch will explore Lorca's artistic sources, including native Andalusian music and the metaphorical style characterist

November 13, 2007

November 13, 2007

Maggie Nelson sheds light on the trailblazing lives and artistry of Barbara Guest, Bernadette Mayer, Joan Mitchell, Eileen Myles and Alice Notley.

November 13, 2007

A multidisciplinary New York School soiree, featuring readings and performances by Kim Gordon, Wayne Koestenbaum, Bernadette Mayer, Eileen

November 17, 2007

November 17, 2007

Join us as we bid a fond farewell to 72 Spring Street, Poets House's home of nearly 20 years, with readings and impromptu toasts by over 20 poets and a host of festivities to commemorate our belove

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