Poetry in The Branches Reading: First Queens International Poetry Festival

Inspired by the People’s Poetry Gathering, this festival brings together world-renowned international poets living in the New York area - including Huang Xiang, Jyotirmoy Datta, Nathalie Handal, Zohra Saed and others - to read and perform their poetry in their native languages and in English.

Exhibition of the 2002 Poetry Publication Showcase

On View in Toronto June 20-24
Bringing Poetry in The Branches training to an international community of librarians at the Joint Conference of the American Library Association & the Canadian Library Association in Toronto.

The Eighth Annual Poetry Walk Across the Brooklyn Bridge

Join us for this annual tribute to poetry and the city we love. Galway Kinnell, Cornelius Eady, Quincy Troupe and Grace Paley will read their poems and invoke the words of Hart Crane, Walt Whitman and other poets who have celebrated the city and its bridges and boroughs. The walk features poetry readings on the Brooklyn Bridge and Fulton Ferry Landing, and concludes with a convivial dinner with more poetry and celebration.

Richard Lewis: "Sing Your Song Looking Up at the Sky"

As spring arrives and the birds return, Richard Lewis helps us call on the birds of imagining to write poems we can sing to the sky.

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