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November 2018

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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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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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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October 2018

Poetic Investiture: Seeking the Source of Our Poetic Powers with Michael Broder

Oct 13, 2018 | 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Stanley Kunitz Conference Room, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
$325
Michael Broder

Michael Broder

In this workshop with Michael Broder, students will share and explore the myths and realities of inspiration and the sources of poetry within each of us.

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Pushing a Visceral Limit with Asiya Wadud

Oct 11, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Stanley Kunitz Conference Room, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
$325
Asiya Wadud

Asiya Wadud

In this generative class with instructor Asiya Wadud, participants will push the visceral limits of themes in order to explore their many elements.

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The Archaeology of Poetry: Digging the Moment with t’ai freedom ford

Oct 10, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Stanley Kunitz Conference Room, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
$325
t’ai freedom ford

t’ai freedom ford (Sindayiganza Photography)

Participants will consider memories, photographs and personal geographies as artifact in this workshop with t’ai freedom ford.

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Poetry Is Not a Luxury: Reclamation, Resistance, Self-Healing & Survival with Bushra Rehman

Oct 9, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Stanley Kunitz Conference Room, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
$325

Bushra Rehman

Students will read and write poetry of reclamation, resistance, self-healing, and survival in this workshop with Bushra Rehman.

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September 2018

Riddles, Parables, and Other Alternatives to the Lyric Poem with Geoffrey Hilsabeck

Sep 29, 2018 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Stanley Kunitz Conference Room, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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$95
Geoffrey Hilsabeck

Geoffrey Hilsabeck

In this workshop with Geoffrey Hilsabeck, students will read and write in and around the language of riddles, spells, oracles, kennings, and parables.

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July 2018

Weeklong Workshop for Teens

Jul 20, 2018 | 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm | Recurring Event: An event every day that begins at 12:00pm, repeating until Jul 20, 2018

This weeklong workshop brings together high school poets from around the city for a marathon session of writing, reading, and discovering poetry with instruction by professional poets. Lunch and Metrocards provided for all. Workshop participants will be selected through an application process. Full scholarships provided for students with need. A celebratory reading takes place Friday, July 20 at 6:00PM.

For more information, contact Lucy Dunphy Barsness at 212-431-7920, ext. 2825 or email lucy@poetshouse.org.

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Repetition, Diversion & Mystery with Alex Dimitrov

Jul 19, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm | Recurring Event: An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, happening 6 times

The page is a space for any transformation, ritual, or spell to occur. We will begin our class by taking Jack Spicer’s “Poetry as Magic” workshop questionnaire (which he employed in the Bay area in the 1950s) and learning about our ethics as poets while fully diving into the unconscious. How do you write about the self by looking at the world and away from the self? Is the imagination the most personal and unknowable thing we have? What is…

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