2019: 27th Annual Poets House Showcase Opening Reception and Reading with Ross Gay, Tina Chang & Tommy Pico
1997: Victor Di Suvero on “Pre” Beat Poets
Poet Victor Di Suvero reviews the seminal sources of the Beat experience in poetry and discusses of the work of Robinson Jeffers, Kenneth Rexroth and William Everson/Brother Antoninus…
1996: The Gift of Tongues: An Evening of Poetry from Copper Canyon Press
Copper Canyon Press editor Sam Hamill introduces readings by Heather Allen, Erin Belieu, Stephen Berg, Timothy Liu…
1995: Jerry Ward on Sterling Plumpp
Scholar Jerry Ward discusses the work of Chicago poet Sterling Plumpp (born in 1940), whose work fuses blues and jazz rhythms with poetic vision to speak of Black…
1995: Richard Caddell on Basil Bunting
A modernist from Northern Britain, Basil Bunting (1900-1985) combined his simple Quaker aesthetics with intense experimentalism. Richard Caddell, a former Bunting student, will discusses the poet’s work…
1994: Cornelius Eady on “The Poetry Audience of the Future”
Cornelius Eady introduces the panel and begins the discussion of The Poetry Audience of the Future.
1994: Peter Davidson on “The Poetry Audience of the Future”
Poet, essayist and editor Peter Davidson gives his thoughts on The Poetry Audience of the Future.
1994: Marilyn Hacker on “The Poetry Audience of the Future”
Poet Marilyn Hacker gives her thoughts on The Poetry Audience of the Future.
1994: Katha Pollitt on “The Poetry Audience of the Future”
Poet and essayist Katha Pollitt gives her thoughts on The Poetry Audience of the Future.
1994: “The Poetry Audience of the Future” Panel Discussion
Poets Peter Davidson, Cornelius Eady, Marilyn Hacker and Katha Pollitt consider whether we are seeing the beginning of a fuller…
1993: Poetry and the Blues: An Exchange in Music and Verse
Poets Raymond Patterson, Sterling Plumpp and Eugene Redmond read, accompanied by musicians Gwen Cleveland (vocalist), John Dooley (bass) and…