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February 2019

Epic Voices: Prophets with Kwame Dawes

Feb 13, 2019 | 7:00 pm
Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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Poet and editor Kwame Dawes presents his recently reissued epic poem Prophets and explores Caribbean poetry and the epic.

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January 2019

Poets House at the Grolier Club: A Celebration of Wallace Stevens and William Carlos Williams

Jan 31, 2019 | 6:00 pm
The Grolier Club, 47 East 60th Street
New York, NY 10022 United States
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A reading & discussion of Stevens & Williams with Daniel Halpern, Vijay Seshadri, Susan Stewart & Monica Youn, in celebration of the exhibition “Two American Poets.”

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December 2018

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

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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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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