Upcoming Events

Thursday, Oct 5, 7:00pm
New York, NY

THE NEW SALON: READING AND CONVERSATION
Nicole Sealey, with Alice Quinn


Nicole Sealey is the author of Ordinary Beast (Ecco Press, 2017) and The Animal After Whom Other Animals Are Named, winner of the 2015 Drinking Gourd Chapbook Poetry Prize. Her other honors include an Elizabeth George Foundation Grant, the Stanley Kunitz Memorial Prize from The American Poetry Review, a Daniel Varoujan Award and the Poetry International Prize as well as fellowships from CantoMundo, Cave Canem, the MacDowell Colony, and the Poetry Project. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times and elsewhere. She is the Executive Director at Cave Canem Foundation, Inc.

Co-Sponsored by the NYU Creative Writing Program

Free and open to the public.

Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House
New York University
58 West 10th Street
New York, NY  10003

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Monday, Oct 16, 3:00pm
Boston, MA

POETS IN THE PALACE: Jana Prikryl in the Spanish Cloister



In this new series, visitors will enjoy an intimate, hour-long reading by a poet in one of the Museum's historic galleries.

Jana Prikryl is the author of The After Party (2016), a book of poems, and this year she is a Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, where she is working on her second collection. Her poems have been published widely, in magazines including The New Yorker, The Paris Review, and The London Review of Books. She writes essays on photography and film that appear regularly in The Nation and The New York Review of Books, where she works as a senior editor.

Co-presented with Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. 

For more info visit our website.

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
25 Evans Way
Boston, MA 02115

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Wednesday, Oct 25, 6:00pm
New York, NY

THE BEST OF POETRY IN MOTION: CELEBRATING 25 YEARS ON SUBWAYS AND BUSES 



Since 1992, the Poetry Society of America and New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority have joined forces to present poems in one of the most beloved public art programs in America. On the occasion of the publication of a new anniversary anthology of 100 poems, The Best of Poetry in Motion: Celebrating 25 years on Subways and Buses, many of the poets featured will gather to read their own contributions and favorites by others--among them Billy Collins, Aracelis Girmay, Major Jackson, Ada Limón, Jim Moore, Paul Muldoon, Marilyn Nelson, Patrick Phillips, Katha Pollitt, and Kevin Young.

Free and open to the public. Reserve your seat here.

New York Public Library for the Performing Arts
Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center
Bruno Walter Auditorium
111 Amsterdam Avenue

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Thursday, Nov 2, 7:00pm
New York, NY

AIR THIS PAIN AND ALTER IT:
WHAT CAN POETRY DO?


As part of the Poetry Society of America's 2017-2018 national series of this title, distinguished poets and writers present poems which speak to our contemporary moment. Featured writers include Eduardo C. Corral, Nick Flynn, Kimiko HahnBob Hicok, Jane Hirshfield, Tyehimba Jess, Gregory Pardlo, Francine Prose, and Jacqueline Woodson.

Co-sponsored by The Graduate Center, City University of New York, with support from the Ford Foundation.

Free and open to the public.

Proshansky Auditorium
365 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY   

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