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June 2006

11th Annual Poets House Bridge Walk

Jun 12, 2006 | 6:00 pm

Join poets Billy Collins, Toi Derricotte, Galway Kinnell and Philip Levine in our 11th annual salute to poetry inspired by New York City. This movable feast of poetry readings begins near City Hall, continues under the arches of the Brooklyn Bridge, and winds up at Brooklyn’s historic Fulton Ferry Landing. The evening concludes with a festive dinner and more poems, read by special guest Bill Murray.

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June 2005

10th Annual Poets House Bridge Walk, Celebrating Stanley Kunitz’s 100th Birthday

Jun 13, 2005 | 6:00 pm

“An event that may make you fall in love with New York City all over again.” —Time Out New York

Join Lucille Clifton, Billy Collins, Galway Kinnell, Jean Valentine and others for this unforgettable literary pilgrimage over the bridge that inspired Hart Crane, Walt Whitman, and generations of poets. The event begins near City Hall, pauses for readings under Roebling’s famous arches and culminates…

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June 2004

Ninth Annual Poets House Bridge Walk

Jun 14, 2004 | 6:00 pm

“An event that may make you fall in love with New York city all over again.” —Time Out New York

Join Sandra Alcosser, Galway Kinnell, Tracie Morris, Marie Ponsot, and others as we celebrate poetry and New York City. The Walk features poetry readings in Manhattan, on the Brooklyn Bridge, and at Brooklyn’s Fulton Ferry Landing. The evening concludes with a festive dinner…

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June 2003

The Eighth Annual Poetry Walk Across the Brooklyn Bridge

Jun 16, 2003 | 6:30 pm

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…

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June 2002

The Seventh Annual Poetry Walk Across the Brooklyn Bridge

Jun 10, 2002 | 6:30 pm

Join us for our annual tribute to the art we celebrate and the city we love. Poets Edward Hirsch, Marie Howe, Willie Perdomo and Galway Kinnell will read their poems and invoke the words and spirits of Crane, Whitman, and Moore. The walk features poetry readings on the bridge and Fulton Ferry Landing, the presentation of the biennial Elizabeth Kray Award, and it concludes with a convivial dinner that engages…

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June 2001

The Sixth Annual Poetry Walk Across the Brooklyn Bridge

Jun 11, 2001 | 6:30 pm

Join us for our annual tribute to the art and the city we love—and a special celebration in honor of Poets House’s fifteenth year of service to the public. Poets Billy Collins, Galway Kinnell, Tracie Morris and Naomi Shihab Nye will read their poems, as well as poems by Hart Crane, Marianne Moore and Walt Whitman. The walk includes poetry readings on the bridge and at the Fulton Ferry Landing…

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June 2000

The Fifth Annual Poetry Walk Across the Brooklyn Bridge

Jun 19, 2000 | 6:30 pm

Join us for our annual tribute to the landscape and literature of the city. Hear the words of Walt Whitman, Marianne Moore, Langston Hughes, and Hart Crane brought to life by Galway Kinnell, Sapphire, Gerald Stern and others. The walk includes poetry readings on the Bridge and at the Fulton Ferry Landing with a buffet supper on The Barge. During the festivities, the Elizabeth Kray Award will be presented to James…

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June 1999

The Fourth Annual Poetry Walk Across the Brooklyn Bridge

Jun 14, 1999 | 6:30 pm

Discover the poetry “under your boot-soles” and join us in celebrating the confluence of poetry, water and the magnificent New York City skyline. Hear the words of Hart Crane, Langston Hughes, Marianne Moore and Walt Whitman brought to life by Bob Holman, Galway Kinnell, Yusef Komunyakaa and others who will join us for this year’s annual bridge crossing which honors Stanley Kunitz, our co-founder. The walk includes a Buffet…

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June 1998

Third Annual Poetry Walk Across the Brooklyn Bridge

Jun 22, 1998 | 6:30 pm

“Discover the poetry “under your boot-soles” and join us in celebrating the confluence of poetry, water and the magnificent New York City skyline. Hear the words of Hart Crane, Langston Hughes, Marianne Moore and Walt Whitman brought to life by Galway Kinnell, Lucille Clifton, Mark Doty and Grace Paley who will join us for this year’s annual bridge crossing. The walk includes a Buffet Supper and poetry readings at City…

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June 1997

Second Annual Poetry Walk Across the Brooklyn Bridge

Jun 23, 1997 | 6:30 pm

Please join us to celebrate the confluence of poetry, water and the magnificent New York City skyline. Time Out New York called last year’s evening an event that “could just make you fall in love with New York all over again.” Discover the poetry “under your boot-soles” and help honor our co-founder Elizabeth Kray, one of the creators of literary walks around New York City.

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