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A Celebration of Bettissima with Merrill Oliver Douglas, Kathy Engel, Lawrence Joseph & Quincy Troupe
Introduced by Margo Viscusi
Apr 6, 2019 | 3:00 pm
In conjunction with the exhibition Bettissima: Treasures from the Elizabeth Kray Archive, poets read from the correspondence of Elizabeth “Betty” Kray, who co-founded Poets House, guided literary institutions, created new ways of bringing poetry to the public, and developed the careers of some of the most inﬂuential poets of the 20th century. Hear the words of June Jordan, Adrienne Rich, George Oppen, and other luminaries working out their poetics in letters and other documents.
The exhibition is on view through April 15.