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Online Program: Poets House Presents: Yanyi
May 27, 2020 | 12:00 pm
Poets House Presents is a series of 10 minute readings by poets that are live streamed on Twitter and posted on our Archive, Facebook, IGTV, and YouTube on Wednesdays and Fridays at Noon–to keep our community thriving. Free!
Yanyi reads poems from his book The Year of Blue Water (Yale University Press, 2019) and new poems from his upcoming book Dream of the Divided Field (ONE WORLD, 202?), from quarantine on Long Island, NY.
Yanyi is a writer and critic. In 2018, he won the Yale Series of Younger Poets Prize, awarded by Carl Phillips, for his first book, The Year of Blue Water. Currently, he is poetry editor at Foundry, poetry review editor at Public Books, and an MFA candidate at New York University.
Online Program: Poetry & Science: Naturalists and Nature Poets with Rick Cech & YanyiJun 25, 2020 | 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Rick Cech—field observer, photographer, and author—engages with award winning poet Yanyi, author of The Year of Blue Water—in a conversation about the differences between naturalists and nature poets.