Pulitzer Centennial Poetry Celebration
Thursday, October 27th, 7pm
The Great Hall of The Cooper Union
New York City
A once-in-a-lifetime celebration!
General Admission: $15 / $10 for students and seniors
Reading & Dinner with Pulitzer-Prize Winning Poets and Publishers: $250 and up
13 Pulitzer Prize-winning poets will share the stage to read from their own prize-winning collections as well as select poems by past winners. Join us in celebration of their achievement, of the Centennial year of the Pulitzer Prizes, and of PSA's founding role in sponsoring the earliest years of the prize for poetry.
Featuring: Rae Armantrout, John Ashbery, Peter Balakian, Carl Dennis, Stephen Dunn, Jorie Graham, Yusef Komunyakaa, Sharon Olds, Gregory Pardlo, Philip Schultz, Vijay Seshadri, Natasha Trethewey, and Charles Wright.
All proceeds will benefit the Poetry Society of America's public programming and signature initiative, Poetry in Motion.
The reading is co-sponsored by The Cooper Union Office of Continuing Education and Public Programs, the New York Council for the Humanities, the Pulitzer Prizes as part of the Pulitzer Centennial Campfire Initiative, and supported by Alfred A. Knopf, Four Way Books, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Graywolf, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Louisiana State University Press, W.W. Norton, NYRB Poets / New York Review Books, University of Chicago Press, and Wesleyan University Press.