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December 2018

Literary Partners Program: #WordsMatter! An Evening with Poet Mark Doty and Journalists David Barstow and Ginger Thompson

Dec 12, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States

An evening of reading, conversation, and hors d’oeuvres to support the programming of Under the Volcano 2019.

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Exhibition Opening: Bettissima: Treasures from the Elizabeth Kray Archive

Dec 11, 2018 | 6:00 pm

The opening night of Poets House’s exhibition celebrating visionary arts administrator and Poets House co-founder Elizabeth Kray.

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A Tribute to John Yau Has Audio Source

Dec 8, 2018 | 6:30 pm
Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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John Yau, photo by Eve Aschheim

John Yau (c) Eve Aschheim

This event honors venerable poet and art critic John Yau. Hosted by Vincent Katz and Tammy Nguyen, with readings by acclaimed poets and artists, as well as Yau himself.

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Epic Voices: The Polish Epic with Jacek Dehnel & Bill Johnston Has Audio Source

Dec 6, 2018 | 7:00 pm
Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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Jacek Dehnel and Bill Johnston

Jacek Dehnel and Bill Johnston

Polish writer and translator Jacek Dehnel joins American translator Bill Johnston to discuss the epic in Polish literature, from the 19th century to contemporary works.

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Literary Partners Program: The Rational Creature, Vol. 4 Launch Party and Reading

Dec 5, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States

Join The Rational Creature to celebrate the launch of our fourth volume, The Generations Issue, exploring the evolution of feminism and the femme experience through art and writing.

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Passwords: Dick Higgins with Steve Clay, Joshua Beckman, Steve McCaffery & Tracie Morris Has Audio Source

Dec 4, 2018 | 7:00 pm
Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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A panel on Fluxus founder, conceptual artist, and publisher of avant-garde writing Dick Higgins. The event celebrates the release of Intermedia, Fluxus and the Something Else Press: Selected Writings by Dick Higgins.

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Epic Voices: The Contemporary Long Poem and Cultural Memory with Michael Leong

Dec 1, 2018 | 3:00 pm
Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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Michael Leong

Michael Leong

Michael Leong examines how writers of contemporary long poems—such as Theresa Hak Kyung Cha, M. NourbeSe Philip, & Robin Coste Lewis—draw on documentation to make claims on our cultural memories.

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November 2018

Passwords: Robert Lax with John Beer, Michael N. McGregor & Stacey Tran Has Audio Source

Nov 30, 2018 | 7:00 pm
Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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A panel on late minimalist poet Robert Lax on the evening of his birthday and on the occasion of the reissue of his 33 Poems.

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Master Class with Marilyn Chin

Nov 17, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Stanley Kunitz Conference Room, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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Marilyn Chin

Marilyn Chin

A master class with Marilyn Chin, author of five poetry books and instructor of writing at universities around the world. Application deadline: November 6th.

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Literary Partners Program: Omnidawn Publishing Celebration and Reading

Nov 16, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States

A celebratory reading and reception featuring Omnidawn authors.

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