Upcoming Events

Friday April 1, 3:00 pm to 4:15 pm
Los Angeles, CA

The Poetry Society at AWP
A Reading & Conversation with Rigoberto González, Marilyn Nelson, & D.A. Powell.

Three acclaimed contemporary poets, Rigoberto González (PSA Shelley Memorial Award, 2011), Marilyn Nelson (PSA Frost Medalist, 2014), and D.A. Powell (PSA Shelley Memorial Award, 2015), read from their work, followed by a conversation moderated by PSA Executive Director Alice Quinn.

Petree Hall
LA Convention Center
Exhibit Hall Level One 


Tuesday, Apr 5, 7:00pm
New York, NY

A Tribute to Jean Valentine

An event to honor Jean Valentine, featuring Michael Burkard, Mark Doty, Ross Gay, Aracelis Girmay, Jody Gladding, David Hinton, Joan Larkin, Anne Marie Macari, Jane Mead, Elizabeth Metzger, D. Nurkse, Mary Ruefle, Patrick Rosal, Brian Teare, Ocean Vuong, and Jeffrey Yang.

Co-sponsored with Poets House.

Admission is free.

The Auditorium at 66 West 12th Street
Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall
66 West 12th Street
New York, NY 10011


Wednesday, Apr 13, 6:30pm
Queens, NY

with Eamon Grennan

Eamon Grennan, a Dubliner, taught for many years at Vassar College and has also taught in the graduate writing programs of Columbia's School of the Arts and NYU. A recipient of the Lenore Marshall Prize, his recent collections are Out of Sight: New & Selected Poems (Graywolf) and But the Body (Gallery, Ireland). His translations of Leopardi won a PEN award in translation, and he has co-translated (with his partner, Rachel Kitzinger) Oedipus at Colonus (Oxford).  He has also written a book of critical essays: Facing the Music: Irish Poetry in the 20th Century. His latest volume There Now is forthcoming in the U.S. from Graywolf in autumn 2016.

Conversation to follow the reading, moderated by Jeff Cassvan, a former student of Grennan's who is the acting director of Irish Studies at Queens College.

Co-sponsored by Queens College MFA Program in Creative Writing and Literary Translation and Queens College Irish Studies.

Admission is free.

Queens College
Godwin Ternbach Museum
Klapper Hall


Announcing our new President of the Board of Governors: Kimiko Hahn

The Poetry Society of America (PSA) is pleased to announce that Kimiko Hahn, who has served on the PSA's Board of Governors since 2007, has been elected the new President succeeding Ruth Kaplan, who held the position since 2007. 

Read the full Press Release.