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Academy of American Poets Chancellor Conversations

Oct 26, 2019 | 3:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Join Poets House and the Academy of American Poets for this special opportunity to engage with the Academy’s Chancellors as they take up three timely topics in conversations that will provide insight, inspiration, and a deeper understanding of poetry in our country and world today.


3 PM – 4 PM
Poetry Makes Nothing Happen?: Poetry In/And the Public Sphere
With Elizabeth Alexander, Alicia Ostriker, Marie Howe, Alberto Ríos, and Natasha Trethewey

4:15 PM – 5:15 PM
Our Own Foreignness: Border-Crossing Poetry in Translation
With Forrest Gander, Brenda Hillman, Khaled Mattawa, and Marilyn Chin

5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Writing Poetry in a Troubled World
With Kwame Dawes, Linda Gregerson, Terrance Hayes, and David St. John



Co-presented by the Academy of American Poets and Poets House.

Admission $15 for all three conversations


Oct 26, 2019
3:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House
10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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