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Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House

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10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
212-431-7920 www.poetshouse.org

April 2019

Poetry Studies Now: Day Two

Apr 27, 2019 | 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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Day 2 of a conference at CUNY & Poets House that aims to examine the current state of poetry studies & foster interdisciplinary exchange in poetic discourse.

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Epic Voices: Charles Olson’s The Maximus Poems with Steven Alvarez

Apr 30, 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 Steven Alvarez examines Charles Olson’s epic The Maximus Poems as a transnational poetic project dismantling the walls of a U.S.-centered America.

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May 2019

Literary Partners Program: Poets & Publishers

May 3, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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Poets and publishers Paul Genega and Pamela Hughes will read from their books of poems and discuss craft and publishing tips.

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Craft Talk: The Revolution Is Emotional: Recovering Art & Community with Yanyi

May 4, 2019 | 3:00 pm
Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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Former Emerging Poets Fellow Yanyi returns to Poets House to give a talk on his book, The Year of Blue Water, chosen for the 2018 Yale Younger Poets Prize.

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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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Literary Partners Program: Marsh Hawk Press Spring 2019 Book Launch

May 10, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States

Marsh Hawk Press’s 2019 Book Launch, featuring Mary Mackey, Susan Terris, Sandy McIntosh, and 2018 Marsh Hawk Press Poetry Prize Winner Lynne Thompson.

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

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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Passwords: Diane di Prima with Ammiel Alcalay, Iris Cushing & Mary Catherine Kinniburgh

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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Literary Partners Program: Mom Egg Review Launch Party & Reading

May 18, 2019 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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Mom Egg Review, featuring literary writing on motherhood, celebrates its 17th annual issue. A reception will follow a reading by contributors.

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

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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Craft Talk: Black Feminism 4eva with Simone White

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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Literary Partners Program: Adelaide Books

May 30, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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Four of Adelaide Books’ authors will read from their latest books in English, Hebrew, German, and Russian.

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June 2019

Epic Voices: The Caribbean (Un)Epic with M. NourbeSe

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 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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Emerging Poets Fellowship Reading

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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27th Annual Poets House Showcase

Jun 27, 2019 | 6:00 pm - Aug 17, 2019 | 6:00 pm
Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House, 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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The 2018 Poets House Showcase

The 2018 Poets House Showcase

The only event of its kind, the Showcase is a free exhibit featuring over 3,000 books of poetry published by more than 700 presses over the previous 18 months.

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