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October 2020

Poetry Path Micro-Reading with Julian Talamantez Brolaski

Oct 21, 2020 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Poet and musician Julian Talamantez Brolaski reads “myths of manahatta” from gowanus atropolis (Ugly Duckling Presse), featured on the Poetry Path in Battery Park City.

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POSTPONED: Literary Partners Program: Mom Egg Review 18 “Home” Launch Party and Reading

Oct 17, 2020 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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Celebrate the launch of Mom Egg Review’s 18th issue, focusing on “Home,” with a reading by contributors. A light reception will follow.

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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
$325
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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Poets House Presents: Lisa Robertson

Oct 16, 2020 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 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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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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Town Hall on the Election with Patricia Spears Jones, Joey De Jesus, and Bryan Thao Worra

Oct 15, 2020 | 5:00 pm - 6:00 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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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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Poetry Path Micro-Reading with Brenda Hillman

Oct 14, 2020 | 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Brenda Hillman reads “Species Prepare to Exist After Money” from “Extra Hidden Life, among the Days” (Wesleyan University Press) from Northern California.

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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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Poetry + Spirituality: On Apocrypha with Elaine Pagels & Fanny Howe

Oct 13, 2020 | 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Author Elaine Pagels joins poet and activist Fanny Howe in discussing biblical poetics, apocalyptic literature, and spirituality in our current moment.

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