Programs and Events
Each year, Poets House presents a vast range of poetry talks, panels, readings, seminars, performances, and classes that give audiences the chance to experience some of the leading international voices of the day.
Remote 3-Hour Workshop: The axis on which I turn: Asiya Wadud
Thursday, June 8: Through trials and slow accretion, Asiya Wadud helps us cobble together fragments to see what new poems are possible to write.
Remote 3-Hour Workshop: Lauren Camp: Person to Person
Saturday, June 10, 12-3pm Eastern. New Mexico Poet Laureate Lauren Camp guides an exploration the idea of character through unexpected lenses—finding wisdom outside of ourselves.
Celebrating I. by Gerald Stern
Join Ayin Press and Poets House as we honor the life and work of the legendary poet Gerald Stern with an evening of reflection and celebration. Distinguished poets…
Remote 3-Hour Workshop: Leah Umansky: Poets on Poets: Art of the Steal
June 27: Leah Umansky encourages us to model poems on the poems of other poets. After all, what is actually an ‘original poem,’ in these modern times?
Remote 3-Hour Workshop: Neil Aitken: Into the Mirror-Verse
July 8: Neil Aiken explores how science fiction, fantasy, or alternate history can take our poetry writing to new and unexpected places.
Remote 3-Hour Workshop: Joan Naviyuk Kane: re/vision
July 9: Joan Naviyuk Kane offers concrete approaches to replenishing our creative process, putting revision at easier reach.
See the full list of all past Poets House programs, 1986 to the present