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2012: Bill Murray Reads Wallace Stevens

Actor Bill Murray reads two poems by Wallace Stevens at Bubby's Brooklyn, as part of Poets House's 17th Annual Poetry Walk Across the Brooklyn Bridge, Monday June 11, 2012

Recorded On: June 11, 2012

Bridgewalk 2010

Highlights of the 15th Annual Poetry Walk Across the Brooklyn Bridge, featuring actor Bill Murray, Brooklyn...

Recorded On: June 14, 2010

Gathering Paradise: Bill Murray Reads to Construction Workers at Poets House

Recorded On: May 01, 2009

2009: Invocation of the Muse: Poets & Musicians Toast the New Poets House

Highlights from the celebration of the opening of the Poets House's new home in Battery Park City on our new "front lawn," Nelson A. Rockefeller Park. Readings, performances, and comments by...

Recorded On: September 01, 2009

2010: W S Merwin at Poets House: "Only a forest can grow a forest"

On October 21, 2010, the new U.S. Poet Laureate W.S. Merwin visited with public librarians at Poets House in a free program in which he spoke about his commitment to the...

Recorded On: October 21, 2010

2011: Jane Hirshfield on The Craft of Poetry - Transitions

As part of her Craft Talk on Transitions, Jane Hirshfield, author of Nine Gates: Entering the Mind of Poetr, offers tips on "keeping the poem alive."

Recorded On: October 19, 2011