Upcoming Events

Saturday, Mar 5, 2:00pm
Bronx, NY

POETRY FOR EVERY SEASON WITH ADA LIMÓN

The poetry on display at the New York Botanical Garden celebrates flowers, beauty, and spring (it's coming!). Meet Ada Limón during this special reading that compliments the ongoing poetry walk, as she reads poems she selected for the Garden grounds and poems from her own collections, Bright Dead Things, a finalist for the 2015 National Book Award in Poetry and named one of the Top Ten Poetry Books of the Year by The New York Times; Lucky Wreck; This Big Fake World; and Sharks in the Rivers. Ada Limón teaches in the Queens University of Charlotte M.F.A program and splits her time between Lexington, Kentucky and Sonoma, California.

Book signing to begin at 1:30.

Co-sponsored by New York Botanical Garden

Admission is free with strong All Garden Pass admission to the Botanical Garden.

For directions visit www.nybg.org

New York Botanical Garden
Rose Hall
Bronx River Parkway at Fordham Road

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Tuesday, Mar 15, 7:00pm
New Orleans, LA 

THE NEW SALON: READINGS AND CONVERSATIONS
EDUARDO C. CORRAL, WITH PETER COOLEY



Eduardo C. Corral
 is a CantoMundo fellow. He holds degrees from Arizona State University and the Iowa Writers' Workshop. His work has been honored with a "Discovery"/The Nation Award, the J. Howard and Barbara M. J. Wood Prize from Poetry, and writing residencies to the MacDowell Colony and Yaddo. Slow Lightning, his first book of poems, was selected by Carl Phillips as the 2011 winner of the Yale Series of Younger Poets competition. 

Co-Sponsored by Tulane University
Admission is free. Reception to follow.


Tulane University
Stone Auditorium
Woldenberg Art Center

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Wednesday, Mar 23, 7:00pm
New York, NY 

THE PSA READINGS AT MCNALLY JACKSON:
KYLE DARGAN and CAMILLE RANKINE



Kyle Dargan is the author of four collections of poetry: The Listening (University of Georgia Press, 2004), which won the Cave Canem Prize, Bouquet of Hungers (2007), awarded the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award in poetry, Logorrhea Dementia (2010), and most recently Honest Engine (2015). He is the Director of Creative Writing at American University and lives in Washington DC.

Camille Rankine's first full-length collection of poetry, Incorrect Merciful Impulses was recently published by Copper Canyon Press. She is also the author of the chapbook Slow Dance with Trip Wire, selected by Cornelius Eady for the Poetry Society of America's 2010 New York Chapbook Fellowship and the recipient of a 2010 "Discovery"/Boston Review Poetry Prize. She has also been awarded a fellowship from the MacDowell Colony, and she was named an Honorary Cave Canem Fellow in 2012. 

Admission is free.

McNally Jackson Books
52 Prince Street

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Thursday, Mar 24, 7:00pm
New York, NY

OUR COMMON HOME:
CELEBRATING POPE FRANCIS' ENCYCLICAL ON CLIMATE CHANGE AND SOCIAL JUSTICE

Our Common Home was conceived as a response to Laudato Si, Pope Francis' encyclical on climate change and inequality, issued in 2015. This inspired work challenges the communities of science, ethics, justice, economics, and religion to imagine an integral ecology based upon compassion and environmental knowledge and has energized many in the environmental communities in ways that could have lasting impact. Our Common Home brings together a range of distinguished figures to share perspectives on a multifaceted and holistic path forward in protecting our planet.

This celebratory evening is anchored by three seminal voices: Mary Evelyn Tucker, Senior Lecturer and Research Scholar at Yale's School of Forestry and Environmental Studies and Divinity school, Elaine Pagels, Professor of Religion at Princeton University, and Arthur Lerner-Lam, Professor and Deputy Director of the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory at Columbia University. The voices of poets and writers, of activists and artists, including Jorie Graham, Andrew Sullivan, Scott Chaskey, Timothy Donnelly, Marie Ponsot, and Joy Harjo, highlight and sustain the program.

Co-sponsored by: Urban Green, NRDC, International Center for Photography, Continuing Education and Public Programs of The Cooper Union, The Cooper Union Institute for Sustainable Design.

Admission is free.

The Great Hall
Cooper Union
7 East 7th Street

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