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A Tribute to Reginald Shepherd

with Timothy Donnelly, Marilyn Hacker, Timothy Liu, Kevin Prufer, Susan Stewart & Yerra Sugarman

Mar 12, 2009 | 7:00 pm

Reginald Shepherd

A beloved and admired poet, critic and teacher, Reginald Shepherd (1963-2008) inspired many with his passionate commitment to poetry, an art he viewed as inextricably connected to history, politics and everyday life. Raised in housing projects in the Bronx, he went on to publish five collections of poetry, two anthologies, and a collection of essays, Orpheus in the Bronx: Essays on Identity, Politics, and the Freedom of Poetry.

Admission Free Location Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House at NYU 58 West 10th Street (bet. 5th and 6th Avenues Sponsored By Poets House, Cosponsored by Cave Canem and the New York University (NYU) Creative Writing Program.


Mar 12, 2009
7:00 pm