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June 2019

Emerging Poets Fellowship Reading Has Audio Source

Jun 15, 2019 | 6:30 pm
Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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Travel to the future of poetry: 2019 Emerging Poets Fellows read new work crafted during mentorship by their workshop leader, poet Anselm Berrigan.

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Zong! by M. NourbeSe Philip: A Collective Reading with LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs, Sean D. Henry-Smith, Erica Hunt, and Rosamond S. King Has Audio Source

Jun 1, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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Rosamond S. King, LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs, Sean Henry-Smith, and Erica Hunt take part in a reading/performance of M. NourbeSe Philip’s book-length poem Zong!

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Epic Voices: The Caribbean (Un)Epic with M. NourbeSe Philip Has Audio Source

Jun 1, 2019 | 3:00 pm
Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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Poet M. NourbeSe Philip discusses her book Zong! and her manuscript Island Liturgies in the context of the (un)epic, “the Caribbean’s most natural form.”

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May 2019

Craft Talk: Black Feminism 4eva with Simone White Has Audio Source

May 28, 2019 | 7:00 pm
Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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Poet and scholar Simone White gives a craft talk on her current project: a long poem that explores the cost of anti-patriarchal life for black women today.

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Passwords: Infinite Plentitude & AfroSurrealism with Devin Cain, Alexandria Eregbu & Krista Franklin Has Audio Source

May 23, 2019 | 7:00 pm
Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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Infinite Plentitude, a performative presentation by the artistic collective du monde noir, explores historical and contemporary AfroSurrealism.

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Passwords: Diane di Prima—A Discussion with Ammiel Alcalay, Iris Cushing & Mary Catherine Kinniburgh Has Audio Source

May 14, 2019 | 7:00 pm
Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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A program honoring Diane di Prima on the occasion of some new releases and the launch of a digitized copy of her 1973 chapbook Loba, Part I on Poets House’s website.

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PEN America World Voices Festival: Babyn Yar: Through the Voices of the Fallen

May 11, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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Ukrainian poet Marianna Kiyanovska reads from and discusses her unique and controversial book The Voices of Babyn Yar, accompanied by poet and translator Polina Barskova.

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Passwords: Arcana: A Stephen Jonas Reader with Derek Fenner, Randall Horton & Pamela Sneed Has Audio Source

May 11, 2019 | 3:00 pm
Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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Derek Fenner, co-editor of Arcana: A Stephen Jonas Reader, joins poets Pamela Sneed and Randall Horton to explore Jonas’ work.

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Epic Voices: Karen Finley on William Carlos Williams’ Paterson

May 9, 2019 | 7:00 pm
Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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Legendary downtown performance artist Karen Finley looks at William Carlos Williams’ Paterson as a political poem and in relation to her new work in poetry.

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PEN America World Voices Festival: Oppression Rewritten

May 7, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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Award-winning Jamaican author Kwame Dawes and renowned Belarusian poet Valzhyna Mort discuss the ways in which the echoes of oppression influence their writing.

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