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March 2020

10*10*10: Free Video Workshops with Dave Johnson

Mar 23, 2020 | 10:00 am - Mar 27, 2020 | 10:10 am

Join Dave Johnson at 10am to write a new poem in only 10 minutes. We’ll present a new video every weekday for 10 days. For teens to adults. Free!

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POSTPONED: I am deliberate/ and afraid/ of nothing: Poetry, Protest & Climate Change Activism With Ed Roberson, Joan Kane & Brian Teare

Mar 14, 2020 | 3:00 pm
Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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Poet, novelist, and playwright Diane Glancy will present a craft talk on the book of Job and the Cherokee ballad tradition. Join poets Ed Roberson, Joan Kane, and Brian Teare for a reading and conversation about life and justice in the Anthropocene.

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Exhibition Opening: Participating Witness: The Poetics Of Granary Books with Steve Clay and Mary Catherine Kinniburgh

Mar 10, 2020 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cheney Chappell Exhibition Space, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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Mary Catherine Kinniburgh and Steve Clay

Mary Catherine Kinniburgh and Steve Clay

Join us for a conversation between publisher Steve Clay and archivist Mary Catherine Kinniburgh that celebrates the opening of Participating Witness.

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Poets House at AWP in San Antonio: CANCELLED

Mar 6, 2020 | 12:10 pm - 1:25 pm
HemisFair Ballroom C3, Henry B. González Center, Ballroom Level, 900 E. Market Street
San Antonio, TX 78205 United States
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Joined by Camille T. Dungy, Katharine Coles & Alison Hawthorne Deming discuss how poetry’s alignment with science learning creates new paths to knowledge.

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December 2019

A Tribute to Fanny Howe Has Audio Source

Dec 14, 2019 | 6:30 pm
Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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Fanny Howe

Fanny Howe

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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November 2019

North of Invention: A berthDay Celebration with bill bissett Has Audio Source

Nov 21, 2019 | 7:00 pm
Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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(c) Aloysius Wong

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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Woke Baby Book Fair

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

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

Sarah Arvio

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

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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October 2019

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

Oct 29, 2019 | 7:00 pm
Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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Bryan Thao Worra, Linda Addison

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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