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December 2018

A Tribute to John Yau Has Audio Source

Dec 8, 2018 | 6:30 pm
Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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John Yau, photo by Eve Aschheim

John Yau (c) Eve Aschheim

This event honors venerable poet and art critic John Yau. Hosted by Vincent Katz and Tammy Nguyen, with readings by acclaimed poets and artists, as well as Yau himself.

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Epic Voices: The Polish Epic with Jacek Dehnel & Bill Johnston Has Audio Source

Dec 6, 2018 | 7:00 pm
Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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Jacek Dehnel and Bill Johnston

Jacek Dehnel and Bill Johnston

Polish writer and translator Jacek Dehnel joins American translator Bill Johnston to discuss the epic in Polish literature, from the 19th century to contemporary works.

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Passwords: Dick Higgins with Steve Clay, Joshua Beckman, Steve McCaffery & Tracie Morris Has Audio Source

Dec 4, 2018 | 7:00 pm
Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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A panel on Fluxus founder, conceptual artist, and publisher of avant-garde writing Dick Higgins. The event celebrates the release of Intermedia, Fluxus and the Something Else Press: Selected Writings by Dick Higgins.

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Epic Voices: The Contemporary Long Poem and Cultural Memory with Michael Leong

Dec 1, 2018 | 3:00 pm
Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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Michael Leong

Michael Leong

Michael Leong examines how writers of contemporary long poems—such as Theresa Hak Kyung Cha, M. NourbeSe Philip, & Robin Coste Lewis—draw on documentation to make claims on our cultural memories.

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November 2018

Passwords: Robert Lax with John Beer, Michael N. McGregor & Stacey Tran Has Audio Source

Nov 30, 2018 | 7:00 pm
Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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A panel on late minimalist poet Robert Lax on the evening of his birthday and on the occasion of the reissue of his 33 Poems.

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A Portrait of the Self as Nation: A Craft Talk with Marilyn Chin Has Audio Source

Nov 15, 2018 | 7:00 pm
Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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Marilyn Chin

Marilyn Chin

A craft talk with Marilyn Chin, award-winning feminist poet and author of this year’s A Portrait of the Self as Nation: New and Selected Poems, moderated by Alice Quinn.

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Passwords: Farnoosh Fathi on Joan Murray (CANCELLED)

Nov 8, 2018 | 7:00 pm
Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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Joan Murray (c) Smith College

EVENT CANCELLED Poet Farnoosh Fathi speaks on the radical metaphysical poet Joan Murray and shares the process of producing Murray’s Drafts, Fragments, and Poems.

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Iowa International Writing Program Has Audio Source

Nov 3, 2018 | 6:00 pm
Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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Tehila Hakimi, Aušra Kaziliūnaitė, Bejan Matur, Umar Timol, and Chandramohan Sathyanathan

Tehila Hakimi, Aušra Kaziliūnaitė, Bejan Matur, Umar Timol, and Chandramohan Sathyanathan

Poets House partners with the Iowa International Writing Program, which each year brings exceptional writers from around the world to the U.S.

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Epic Voices: Scottish Epic Meets American Western with MacGillivray (CANCELLED)

Nov 1, 2018 | 7:00 pm
Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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MacGillivray

MacGillivray

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. Join performance artist, musician, and poet MacGillivray for this dynamic talk and performance on the mythologies of American and Scottish history.

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October 2018

Epic Voices: James Merrill’s The Book of Ephraim with Langdon Hammer & Stephen Yenser Has Audio Source

Oct 30, 2018 | 7:00 pm
Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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James Merrill (c) The New London Day

On the eve of Halloween, join Langdon Hammer, James Merrill’s biographer, and Stephen Yenser, Merrill’s literary executor, as they consider James Merrill’s The Book of Ephraim.

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