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Walt Whitman Bicentennial Reading

May 2, 2019 | 7:00 pm

Leaves of Grass cover

A special reading from the work of Walt Whitman in celebration of his 200th birthday and the democratic imperatives of his work. Featuring Mark Doty, Marwa Helal, Major Jackson, D. Nurkse, Alicia Ostriker, Vijay Seshadri, Patricia Smith, Anne Waldman, and more.

Presented by Cooper Union, the Academy of American Poets, Poets House, and the Poetry Society of America. Co-sponsored by Canto Mundo, CLMP, PEN America, Poets & Writers, and Urban Word.

Admission Free and open to the public


May 2, 2019
7:00 pm
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Cooper Union, The Great Hall
7 East 7th St
New York, NY 10003 United States
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