Read poems inspired by 10*10*10, our ten-day video series, featuring prompts for writing poems in ten minutes.
Poetry Trading Cards Paired with Audio Recordings: A New Online Exhibition
Fact-Simile’s poetry trading cards meet up with Poets House archival recordings in this new online exhibition.
From the Archives: Erica Hunt, Eileen Myles, Brenda Hillman & Alicia Ostriker Talk Feminism
Listen back to 2002 for inspiration on healing the world, getting tossed out of rooms, warding off creeps, and defying the poetry police.
Tracing Black Speculative Poetics: Afrofuturism, the Supernatural & Afrosurrealism
Investigate the future, the supernatural, and the absurdities of “right now” as envisioned by Black poets, artists and scholars.
From the Archives: Michael S. Harper on Robert Hayden—Student of Paradox, Decoder of Stereotypes
Read Michael S. Harper’s remarks on the work of Robert Hayden, the first Black U.S. Poet Laureate (then called Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress)
from South Dakota to the Art of Ed Colker: An Interview with Kathleen Norris
Poet Kathleen Norris describes her collaborations with artist Ed Colker, including from South Dakota, a collection featuring his prints and her poems.
“I am out of place they say” – Now digitized: from South Dakota by Kathleen Norris & Ed Colker
A portfolio of letterpress-printed poems by Kathleen Norris and hand-colored lithographs by Ed Colker make an arresting journey through the plains.
Audio Roundup: Poetry & Science, Favorite Poems, Supernatural Poetry & More
Listen to Mei-mei Berssenbrugge, Forrest Gander, Bryan Thao Worra, Linda Addison, Liz Howard, Robert Pinsky, Daniel Halpern, Robert Hass & more!
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.”
Participating Witness: The Poetics Of Granary Books
This exhibition displays artist books and other materials produced over the last 20 years by Steve Clay’s legendary Granary Books, featuring boundary-breaking works by Jen Bervin, Cecilia Vicuña, Alison Knowles,…