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25th Annual Poets House Showcase!

Jun 22, 2017 | 11:00 am - Aug 26, 2017 | 6:00 pm

PLEASE NOTE: The Poets House Showcase will open at 1:30pm on Tuesday, July 25

Love poetry? Poets House invites you to see it all! Poets House celebrates a quarter century of history-making with its annual Poets House Showcase. The only event of its kind, the Showcase is a free exhibit featuring over 3,000 books of poetry published in the preceding 18 months. For 25 years, more than 700 commercial, university, and independent presses and individuals have contributed poetic texts and ephemera annually, stitching together the diverse and inclusive tapestry of today’s contemporary poetry. Join us for a seven-week celebration including Showcase readings, talks, and workshops.


Thursday, June 22, Reception 6-7PM, Reading 7-8PM
25th Annual Poets House Showcase Opening Reading with Marie Howe, Ishion Hutchinson, and Hoa Nguyen

Tuesday, June 27, 7PM

Showcase Reading Series: David Ferry and Gerald Stern

Thursday, July 13, 7PM

Showcase Reading Series: Elizabeth Arnold, Cortney Lamar Charleston, Alan Felsenthal and Christine Shan Shan Hou

Thursday, July 20, 7PM

Showcase Reading Series: Cynthia Manick, Jen Hyde, Tommy Pico, and Martha Rhodes

Thursday, July 27, 7PM

Showcase Reading Series: t’ai freedom ford, Lauren Hunter, Debora Kuan, and Alex Dimitrov

Thursday, August 3, 7PM

Showcase Reading Series: Aziza Barnes, Ching-In Chen, Hanif Willis-Abdurraqib, and DéLana R. A. Dameron

Admission Free and Open to the Public Location Poets House Sponsored By Poets House


Jun 22, 2017 | 11:00 am
Aug 26, 2017 | 6:00 pm
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