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November 2018

A Portrait of the Self as Nation: A Craft Talk with Marilyn Chin

Nov 15, 2018 | 7:00 pm
Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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Marilyn Chin

Marilyn Chin

A craft talk with Marilyn Chin, award-winning feminist poet and author of this year’s A Portrait of the Self as Nation: New and Selected Poems, moderated by Alice Quinn.

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Master Class with Shane McCrae

Nov 10, 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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Shane McCrae

Shane McCrae

A master class with Shane McCrae, author of six books, including 2017 NBA Finalist In the Language of My Captor. Application deadline: October 30th.

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Literary Partners Program: Against the Obvious: Poetry and Music

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

An evening of poetry and music featuring Jacar Press poets: Cornelius Eady and the Bow and Verse Project, plus Alison Stone, Benjamin Grossberg, Deborah Bogen, Kevin Boyle, and Sharon McDermott.

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Passwords: Farnoosh Fathi on Joan Murray (CANCELLED)

Nov 8, 2018 | 7:00 pm
Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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Joan Murray (c) Smith College

EVENT CANCELLED Poet Farnoosh Fathi speaks on the radical metaphysical poet Joan Murray and shares the process of producing Murray’s Drafts, Fragments, and Poems.

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Iowa International Writing Program Has Audio Source

Nov 3, 2018 | 6:00 pm
Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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Tehila Hakimi, Aušra Kaziliūnaitė, Bejan Matur, Umar Timol, and Chandramohan Sathyanathan

Tehila Hakimi, Aušra Kaziliūnaitė, Bejan Matur, Umar Timol, and Chandramohan Sathyanathan

Poets House partners with the Iowa International Writing Program, which each year brings exceptional writers from around the world to the U.S.

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Master Class with Tracie Morris

Nov 3, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Stanley Kunitz Conference Room, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
Tracie Morris

Tracie Morris

A master class with Tracie Morris: poet, performer, professor at Pratt Institute, and co-editor of Best American Experimental Writing 2016. Application deadline: October 23rd.

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Epic Voices: Scottish Epic Meets American Western with MacGillivray (CANCELLED)

Nov 1, 2018 | 7:00 pm
Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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MacGillivray

MacGillivray

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. Join performance artist, musician, and poet MacGillivray for this dynamic talk and performance on the mythologies of American and Scottish history.

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October 2018

Epic Voices: James Merrill’s The Book of Ephraim with Langdon Hammer & Stephen Yenser Has Audio Source

Oct 30, 2018 | 7:00 pm
Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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James Merrill (c) The New London Day

On the eve of Halloween, join Langdon Hammer, James Merrill’s biographer, and Stephen Yenser, Merrill’s literary executor, as they consider James Merrill’s The Book of Ephraim.

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Epic Voices: Jos Charles on Geoffrey Chaucer

Oct 25, 2018 | 7:00 pm
Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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Jos Charles

Jos Charles (c) Cybele Knowles

Jos Charles discusses Middle English poetics and Chaucer’s “House of Fame,” a three-book poem that allegorizes the creation of celebrity status.

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Epic Voices: Forrest Gander on C. D. Wright’s One with Others Has Audio Source

Oct 23, 2018 | 7:00 pm
Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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C D Wright (Photo credit Forrest Gander)

Poet and translator Forrest Gander discusses C.D. Wright’s One with Others, a poetic documentation of the civil rights struggle in small town Arkansas.

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