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October 2020

Craft Talk with Carl Phillips

Oct 1, 2020 | 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Carl Phillips, photo by Pinestereo

Photo: Pinestereo

Carl Phillips gives a craft talk on “Pale Colors in a Tall Field” reflecting on his poetics, process, and mentoring next generation poets.

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Poets House Presents: Tyree Daye

Oct 2, 2020 | 12:00 pm - 12:20 pm

Poet and Educator Tyree Daye reads from his forthcoming second collection Cardinal (Copper Canyon Press, 2020), from Raleigh, NC.

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Poets House Presents: Heid E. Erdrich

Oct 9, 2020 | 12:00 pm - 12:20 pm

Prolific Poet and interdisciplinary artist Heid E. Erdrich reads from “Little Big Bully” (Penguin, forthcoming 2020), from Minneapolis, MN.

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Literary Partners Program: Scarlet Tanager Books Presents Fire and Rain: Ecopoetry of California

Oct 10, 2020 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Lucille Lang Day and Ruth Nolan, co-editors of Fire and Rain: Ecopoetry of California, will lead contributors in reading work from the anthology.

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CANCELLED: Everyday Experimentation with Cyrée Jarelle Johnson: Six-Week Video Conference Workshop

Oct 13, 2020 | 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
$325
Cyree Jarelle Johnson

Cyree Jarelle Johnson

Everyday Experimentation with Cyree Jarelle Johnson: Six-Week Video Conference Workshop. Six Tuesdays, October 13–November 24 (Skip Nov 3). Registration Deadline: September 24

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Avant-Garde to the People with Xandria Phillips: Six-Week Video Conference Workshop

Oct 14, 2020 | 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
$325
Xandria Phillips

Xandria Phillips

Because drastic times call for drastic poetics this workshop is dedicated to our most experimental written voices. Six Wednesdays, Oct. 14–Nov. 25, 2020 (Skip Nov. 11).

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Town Hall on the Election with Patricia Spears Jones, Joey De Jesus, and Saymoukda Duangphouxay Vongsay

Oct 15, 2020 | 5:00 pm

Can poetics engage politics? Join three poet-cum-activists in discussing electoral politics, civil unrest, and the intersection of poetry and politics.

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Writing Towards the Unknown with Joanna Fuhrman: Six-Week Video Conference Workshop

Oct 15, 2020 | 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
$325
Joanna Fuhrman

Joanna Fuhrman

In this time of uncertainty and isolation, this class will focus on writing exercises that encourage community and collaboration. Six Thursdays, Oct 15–Nov 19.

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Poets House Presents: Lisa Robertson

Oct 16, 2020 | 12:00 pm - 12:20 pm

Canadian poet, essayist and translator Lisa Robertson reads prose from “The Baudelaire Fractal” (Coach House Books, 2020), from Nalliers, France.

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Using a “Canon” (Feminine) with Patricia Spears Jones: Six-Week Video Conference Workshop

Oct 17, 2020 | 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Patricia Spears Jones

Patricia Spears Jones

Patricia Spears Jones, poet, educator, cultural activist, anthologist and recipient of the Jackson Poetry Prize, has authored 5 collections and 5 chapbooks.

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