Cheney Chappell Exhibition Space, Poets House
New York, NY 10282 United States
The author of four books and winner of the Hodder Fellowship, among other honors, poet and critic Cynthia Cruz discusses creative engagement with archives as a means of social resistance and aesthetic experimentation, offering examples from visual art, including experimental film; contemporary poetry; and her own practice.
Presented as part of the Emerging Poets Fellowship public lecture series, with support from the Jerome Foundation.Find out more »
In Luljeta Lleshanaku‘s new collection of poems, Negative Space, childhood memories of the dictatorship in Albania disperse into a calm that shrouds everyday life with numinous mystery. Lleshanaku joins essayist Eliot Weinberger, and her translator Ani Gjika, for the New York City launch of Negative Space.
“A child who paid for the political sins of her grandparents in Hoxha’s Albania; a young poet…Find out more »
Over 100 of Poets House co-founder Elizabeth Kray’s letters to & from acclaimed poets, including Elizabeth Bishop, E. E. Cummings, June Jordan, Denise Levertov, Clarence Major, Adrienne Rich & more.Find out more »
An exhibition of sculptor and painter Nicholas Buffon’s recent work documenting iconic LGBTQ landmarks, venues, and bars of New York City.Find out more »
Exhibition Opening: Participating Witness: The Poetics Of Granary Books with Steve Clay and Mary Catherine Kinniburgh
Join us for a conversation between publisher Steve Clay and archivist Mary Catherine Kinniburgh that celebrates the opening of Participating Witness.Find out more »