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.
Unless otherwise indicated, all events take place at Poets House at 10 River Terrace. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis, and tickets are available at the door.
Sorcerer’s Apprentice with Desirée Alvarez: Six-Week Video Conference Workshop
How do we enact transformation and instill surprise in our writing? We will both workshop student poems and conjure new ones, over six Wednesdays in April.
CANCELLED: Poetics of Terror: Visceral Performance & Cyborg/Trans Poetics with Andrea Abi-Karam: Six-Week Video Conference Workshop
Andrea Abi-Karam is an arab-american genderqueer punk poet-performer cyborg and author. Six Thursdays, April 16–May 21, registration deadline: April 3.
Live Stream: Passwords: Lean Against This Late Hour: Iranian Poet Garous Abdolmalekian with Idra Novey & Ahmad Nadalizadeh
At a time when communication between the United States and Iran has devolved dangerously, the work of translation becomes ever more salient.
Dream Work/Poem Work with Cynthia Cruz: Six-Week Video Conference Workshop
Cynthia Cruz is the author of five collections of poetry. “Guidebooks for the Dead” is forthcoming. Six Saturdays, April 18–May 23.
See the full list of all past Poets House programs, 1986 to the present