An Introduction to Poets House
2010: W. S. Merwin at Poets House: “Only a forest can grow a forest”
On October 21, 2010, the new U.S. Poet Laureate W. S. Merwin visited with public librarians at Poets House in a free program in which he spoke about his commitment to the environment and the importance of introducing poetry to children, among other subjects.
An Introduction to the Poetry Walk Across the Brooklyn Bridge
Check out the highlights of the 15th Annual Poetry Walk Across the Brooklyn Bridge, featuring actor Bill Murray, Brooklyn Poet Laureate Tina Chang, and poets Anne Carson, Galway Kinnell, and Thomas Lux. Produced for Poets House by Limey Films, Inc.
2009: Invocation of the Muse: Poets & Musicians Toast the New Poets House
Highlights from the celebration of the opening of the Poets House’s new home in Battery Park City on our new “front lawn,” Nelson A. Rockefeller Park. Readings, performances, and comments by Laurie Anderson, Natalie Merchant, Bill Murray, Kay Ryan and others.
Produced for Poets House by Limey Films, Inc.
Gathering Paradise: Bill Murray Reads to Construction Workers at Poets House
Members of the construction team which built Poets House’s new home joined actor Bill Murray in May 2009 for the first poetry reading at 10 River Terrace. Produced for Poets House by Limey Films, Inc.