Announcing the comprehensive 28th Poets House Showcase: Books of the Pandemic, featuring poetry published in 2020 and 2021!
A Place for Poetry
The 25th Poetry Walk Across the Brooklyn Bridge
After a three-year hiatus, the Bridge Walk is back!
We were so glad to see all of you at our 25th annual walk across the Brooklyn…
Announcing Rob Arnold as New Executive Director
Poets House has announced literary voice and leader Rob Arnold as the organization’s new Executive Director. He will assume the position on Dec. 1, 2022.
Home away from Home, Poets House
Young People’s Poet Laureate Naomi Shihab Nye reflects on her myriad experiences at Poets House over the years.
Construction Update: February
This was an exciting week in the life of Poets House. The repair work has begun, and it’s wonderful to see progress.
Hard Hat Reading Series
In August 2021, Poets House suffered a flood. While we rebuild, check out the Hard Hat Reading Series, in which poets read from the collection.
A Letter from Cornelius Eady, Poets House Interim Director
Cornelius Eady, our new Interim Director, introduces himself and shares news about the future of Poets House.
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.”
Writing and Teaching in a Time of Crisis with Kay Ulanday Barrett
Kay Ulanday Barrett describes June Jordan’s legacy and their mission as “a transgender brown poet and educator to imagine beyond hazardous constraints of binaries.”