The only poetry book published by Diane Burns during her lifetime is now available in digitized form after being long out of print. Plus related events!
Bob Holman on endangered languages, activism, nature poetry & more
In this recorded online program, poet and filmmaker Bob Holman shares a documentary short, reads poetry, and sings a little John Prine.
Diane Glancy on the book of Job, Amy Hale & Timothy Liu on occultist Ithell Colquhoun & other online conversations
Watch Diane Glancy draw connections between the book of Job and Native American history, Timothy Lieu wield Tarot cards, and more.
Noontime Poetry Readings at Poets House
Tune in to Poets House Presents, a series of ten-minute poetry readings on Wednesdays and Fridays at noon.
Poetry Broadsides from Ugly Duckling Presse & Small Fires Press: An Online Exhibition
Poems by Lucille Clifton, Naomi Shihab Nye, Claudia Rankine, William Shakespeare, and more—printed for Poets House special occasions. Enjoy!
Virtual Tiny Poets Time: Sing-alongs & Poetry Readings for Kids
Charles Waters brings big fun to small people in this new series of very short poetry videos that teach and inspire.
Ten-Minute Poems by a Professional Actress & Teacher for Refugees in Berlin
Read poetry written in Berlin’s “almost-lockdown,” inspired by 10*10*10, our ten-day video series featuring prompts for writing poems in ten minutes.
Ten-Minute Poems by a Mixologist-Writer & Her Daughters
Read poems from New York inspired by 10*10*10, our ten-day video series, featuring prompts for writing poems in ten minutes.
A Walking Tour of the Poets House Library
An introduction to the many types of poetic material in the Poets House library, including chapbooks, anthologies, special collections, and more.
From the Archives: Stanley Kunitz on Poetry in a Time of Crisis
The late Poets House co-founder and U.S. Poet Laureate Stanley Kunitz argued that poets are “stronger than tyrants” even as the “American myth belongs to politics and power.”
Online Program: I am deliberate/ and afraid/ of nothing: Poetry, Protest & Climate Change Activism With Ed Roberson, Joan Kane & Brian Teare
Join poets Ed Roberson, Joan Kane, and Brian Teare for a reading and conversation about life and justice in the Anthropocene—the human epoch. May 21 | 7pm.