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April 2019

Epic Voices: Injun with Jordan Abel

Apr 20, 2019 | 3:00 pm
Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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Jordan Abel, a Nisga’a writer from Vancouver, gives a craft talk on and performance of his Griffin Prize–winning long poem Injun.

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Epic Voices: Basil Bunting’s Briggflatts with Maureen N. McLane, Tom Pickard & Don Share Has Audio Source

Apr 16, 2019 | 7:00 pm
Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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An examination of Basil Bunting’s Briggflatts, called one of the greatest poems of the 20th century, with Maureen N. McLane, Tom Pickard, and Don Share.

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Epic Voices: Harry Martinson’s Aniara with Fia Backström & Kira Josefsson Has Audio Source

Apr 9, 2019 | 7:00 pm
Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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Swedish artist and writer Fia Backström and translator and writer Kira Josefsson look at Nobel laureate Harry Martinson’s 1956 epic science-fiction poem, Aniara.

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A Celebration of Bettissima with Merrill Oliver Douglas, Kathy Engel, Lawrence Joseph & Quincy Troupe Has Audio Source

Apr 6, 2019 | 3:00 pm
Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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In conjunction with Bettissima: Treasures from the Elizabeth Kray Archive, poets read from Kray’s correspondence, including words from June Jordan, Adrienne Rich, George Oppen & more.

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Epic Voices: The Long Poem of the Anthropocene with Allison Cobb Has Audio Source

Apr 4, 2019 | 7:00 pm
Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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Allison Cobb presents Green-Wood, her book-length work of ecopoetry themed around Brooklyn’s famed cemetery, examining the long poem and multigenre writing.

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March 2019

Poets House at AWP in Portland, Oregon

Mar 28, 2019 | 12:00 pm
Portland Ballroom 253-254, Oregon Convention Center, Level 2, 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Portland, OR 97232 United States
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At AWP, Paul Guest, Aisha Sasha John & Aldrin Valdez discuss their various paths into poetry and how mentorship plays a role in their success & continued praxes.

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Epic Voices: One Hundred Million Million Poems & Oulipo with Matt Madden Has Audio Source

Mar 21, 2019 | 7:00 pm
Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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Matt Madden explores the relationship between long-form poetic traditions and compositions of the avant-garde French writing group Oulipo.

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Passwords: Gerrit Lansing with Ruth Lepson, Kate Tarlow Morgan, Robert Podgurski & Charles Stein Has Audio Source

Mar 16, 2019 | 3:00 pm
Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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Poets and writers who knew Gerrit Lansing—poet, occult scholar, and confidant to Charles Olson—share remembrances and honor his work.

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Epic Voices: Bernadette Mayer & Stacy Szymaszek on the Long Poem & Daily Writing Has Audio Source

Mar 9, 2019 | 3:00 pm
Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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Beloved New York School poet Bernadette Mayer and former Poetry Project director Stacy Szymaszek discuss Mayer’s Midwinter Day, Szymaszek’s poetic journals, and other conceptual works.

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Writing & Teaching in a Time of Crisis: Lessons from June Jordan with Kay Ulanday Barrett, Taiyo Na, Sofía Snow & Bill Zavatsky Has Audio Source

Mar 2, 2019 | 3:00 pm
Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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June Jordan

June Jordan

This 2nd annual panel in June Jordan’s honor gathers poets & educators to explore her essay “For the Sake of a People’s Poetry: Walt Whitman and the Rest of Us.”

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