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June 2018

26th Annual Poets House Showcase Opening Reception and Reading with Brenda Hillman, Tarfia Faizullah, and Kaveh Akbar Has Audio Source

Jun 28, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States

RECEPTION: 6:00 – 7:00PM
READING: 7:00 – 8:00PM

Glimpse the freshest crop of new poetry. After browsing the exhibition, listen to poets Brenda Hillman, Tarfia Faizullah, and Kaveh Akbar read from books included in the Showcase.

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26th Annual Poets House Showcase

Jun 28, 2018 - Aug 18, 2018

The only event of its kind, the Showcase is a free exhibit featuring over 3,000 books of poetry published by over 700 presses over the previous 18 months. Discover a panoramic view of nationwide poetry activity. The exhibition will be accompanied by readings throughout the summer.

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August 2017

Showcase Reading Series: Aziza Barnes, Ching-In Chen, Hanif Willis-Abdurraqib, and DéLana R. A. Dameron Has Audio Source

Aug 3, 2017 | 7:00 pm
Hanif Willis-Abdurraqib, Aziza Barnes, Ching-In Chen, and DéLana R. A. Dameron

Hanif Willis-Abdurraqib, Aziza Barnes, Ching-In Chen, and DéLana R. A. Dameron

Readings by Aziza Barnes (i be, but i ain’t, YesYes Books); Ching-In Chen (recombinant, Kelsey Street Press); Hanif Willis-Abdurraqib (The Crown Ain’t Worth Much, Button Poetry); DéLana R. A. Dameron (Weary Kingdom, Palmetto Poetry Series)

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July 2017

Showcase Reading Series: t’ai freedom ford, Lauren Hunter, Debora Kuan, and Alex Dimitrov Has Audio Source

Jul 27, 2017 | 7:00 pm
Alex Dimitrov, t'ai freedom ford, Lauren Hunter, and Debora Kuan

Alex Dimitrov, t'ai freedom ford, Lauren Hunter, and Debora Kuan

Readings by Alex Dimitrov (Together and by Ourselves, Copper Canyon Press), t’ai freedom ford (how to get over, Red Hen Press), Lauren Hunter (Human Achievements, Birds, LLC), and Debora Kuan (Lunch Portraits, Brooklyn Arts Press)

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Showcase Reading Series: Cynthia Manick, Jen Hyde, Tommy Pico, and Martha Rhodes Has Audio Source

Jul 20, 2017 | 7:00 pm
Jen Hyde, Cynthia Manick, Tommy Pico, and Martha Rhodes

Jen Hyde, Cynthia Manick, Tommy Pico, and Martha Rhodes

Readings by Cynthia Manick (Blue Hallelujahs, Black Lawrence Press); Jen Hyde (Hua Shi Hua: Drawings and Poems from China, Ahsahta); Tommy Pico (IRL, Birds, LLC); and Martha Rhodes (The Thin Wall, University of Pittsburgh Press).

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Showcase Reading Series: Readings by Elizabeth Arnold, Alan Felsenthal, Christine Shan Shan Hou, and Cortney Lamar Charleston Has Audio Source

Jul 13, 2017 | 7:00 pm
Elizabeth Arnold, Alan Felsenthal, Christine Shan Shan Hou, and Cortney Lamar Charleston

Elizabeth Arnold, Alan Felsenthal, Christine Shan Shan Hou, and Cortney Lamar Charleston

Readings by Elizabeth Arnold (Skeleton Coast, Flood Editions); Alan Felsenthal (Lowly, Ugly Duckling Press); Christine Shan Shan Hou (Community Garden for Lonely Girls, Gramma Press); Cortney Lamar Charleston (Telepathologies, Saturnalia Books)

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June 2017

Showcase Reading Series: David Ferry and Gerald Stern Has Audio Source

Jun 27, 2017 | 7:00 pm
David Ferry and Gerald Stern

David Ferry and Gerald Stern

Readings by David Ferry (Bewilderment: New Poems and Translations, University of Chicago Press) and Gerald Stern (This Time: New and Selected Poems, W.W. Norton & Co).

Co-sponsored with the Poetry Society of America

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25th Annual Poets House Showcase Opening Reception and Reading with Marie Howe, Ishion Hutchinson, and Hoa Nguyen Has Audio Source

Jun 22, 2017 | 6:00 pm
Ishion Hutchinson, Hoa Nguyen, and Marie Howe

Ishion Hutchinson, Hoa Nguyen, and Marie Howe

Reception 6-7PM, Reading 7-8PM

Readings by Marie Howe (Magdalene, W.W. Norton & Co), Ishion Hutchinson (House of Lords and Commons, Farrar, Straus and Giroux), and Hoa Nguyen (Violet Energy Ingots, Wave Books). Surround yourself with over 3,500 poetic texts published in the last 18 months. Spend time with your favorite books and discover new favorites!

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25th Annual Poets House Showcase!

Jun 22, 2017 | 11:00 am - Aug 26, 2017 | 6:00 pm

PLEASE NOTE: The Poets House Showcase will open at 1:30pm on Tuesday, July 25

Love poetry? Poets House invites you to see it all! Poets House celebrates a quarter century of history-making with its annual Poets House Showcase. The only event of its kind, the Showcase is a free exhibit featuring over 3,000 books of poetry published in the preceding 18 months. For 25 years, more than 700 commercial, university, and…

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August 2016

Poets House Members-only Open Mic

Aug 11, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This special event will be open to the public, but you must be a current Poets House Member to read.

To become a Poets House Member or renew your membership, click here.

Emceed by Taylor Mali.

Featuring readings by Poets House members:

Susan Maurer
Ilsa Gilbert
Rosalie Calabrese
Bracha N. Bomze
Michael Kusen
Liora Mondlak
Jordan Franklin
M. Jewel H.
Carmen D’Lucca
Linda Lerner
Bruce Whitacre
Robert…

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