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October 2019

A Tribute to W. S. Merwin

Oct 21, 2019 | 8:00 pm
Kaufmann Concert Hall, 1395 Lexington Ave
New York, NY 10128 United States
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A tribute to W. S. Merwin, with Sonnet Coggins, Robert Hass, Edward Hirsch, Naomi Shihab Nye, Michael Ondaatje, Tracy K. Smith, and others.

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Poetry & Science: Our Intimate Connections to Trees with Nalini Nadkarni & Forrest Gander

Oct 22, 2019 | 7:00 pm
Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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The second event in the Poetry & Science series convenes vital voices in ecology & ecopoetics: Nalini Nadkarni, Forrest Gander & Alison Hawthorne Deming.

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The Life & Work of Daniel Halpern with Robert Hass

Oct 25, 2019 | 7:00 pm
Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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In honor of his work in poetry, editing & food writing, Daniel Halpern is joined by former U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Hass to discuss his life & legacy.

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Academy of American Poets Chancellor Conversations

Oct 26, 2019 | 3:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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Poets House and the Academy of American Poets co-present three conversations with the Academy’s Chancellors exploring timely topics in poetry.

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Poetry of the Supernatural: The Weird with Bryan Thao Worra & Linda Addison

Oct 29, 2019 | 7:00 pm
Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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Two days before Samhain, Bryan Thao Worra and Linda Addison explore supernatural poetics from H. P. Lovecraft to Edgar Allan Poe.

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November 2019

Passwords: The Ballad: Pidgin Kine Rhapsody: Hawaiian English-Creole Poetry from 1970 to the Present with R. Zamora Linmark

Nov 2, 2019 | 3:00 pm
Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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Poet and novelist R. Zamora Linmark discusses hybridity and song in Hawaiian ballad traditions, interspersing the lecture with Hawaiian Pidgin poems.

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Passwords: The Ballad: Love, Lyricism & Social Protest with Sarah Arvio

Nov 2, 2019 | 6:30 pm
Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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Sarah Arvio presents her new translations of the poetry of Federico García Lorca, accompanied by flamenco guitarist Sergio Sánchez-Monge Escardó.

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Woke Baby Family Book Festival with Story Times for the Kids!

Nov 9, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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A celebration of independent presses that publish justice-oriented children’s books, curated by Mahogany L. Browne.

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North of Invention: A berthDay Celebration with bill bissett

Nov 21, 2019 | 7:00 pm
Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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On the occasion of polymath bill bissett’s 80th birthday, join us in welcoming the poet, painter, musician, and editor to Poets House!

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December 2019

A Tribute to Fanny Howe

Dec 14, 2019 | 6:30 pm
Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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Poets House and hosts Jennifer Tseng & Kazim Ali honor the life & work of Fanny Howe, with words from Maureen N. McLane, Rae Armantrout, Peter Gizzi & more.

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