Upcoming Events

Thursday, Mar 8, 7:00 pm
New York, NY

THE NEW SALON: READINGS AND CONVERSATIONS
Meghan O'Rourke with Deborah Landau


The New Salon welcomes poet Meghan O'Rourke to read her newest poems, followed by a discussion and Q & A moderated by Deborah Landau.

Meghan O'Rourke is the author of two collections of poetry, Once (2011) and Halflife (2008). She is also the author of the memoir The Long Goodbye (2011), a chronicle of mourning written after the death of her mother. From 2005-2010, O'Rourke was poetry co-editor for the Paris Review, and in 2000 she was a fiction editor for The New Yorker. Since 2001 she has been a contributing writer for Slate.

Co-sponsored by the NYU Creative Writing Program.

Admission is free.

Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House
New York University 

 

Saturday, Mar 10, 4:00 pm
Bronx, NY

A SEASON IN POETRY:
Star Black, Dave Lucas, and Patrick Phillips


A Season in Poetry welcomes the spring with poets Star Black, Dave Lucas, and Patrick Phillips, who will read classic poems and poems of their own to celebrate the season.

Co-sponsored by The New York Botanical Garden.

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

For directions see www.nybg.org

New York Botanical Garden
Bronx River Parkway at Fordham Road

 

Tuesday, Mar 13, 7:00 pm
Los Angeles, CA

AND THE ROCKETS RED GLARE:
Douglas Kearney and Edgar Arceneaux


As part of the new national series Red, White, &  Blue: Poets on Politics presented by the Poetry Society of America and its partners this election year, poet Doug Kearney and artist-activist Edgar Arceneaux of the Watts House Project discuss their individual engagement with politics in their artistic practices, and in the world of arts and letters. Introduced by Louise Steinman and moderated by Darrel Alejandro Holnes.

Co-sponsored by [ALOUD], Library Foundation of Los Angeles.

Admission is free. Reservations recommended.

630 West Fifth Street
Los Angeles, CA

 

Wednesday, Mar 14, 7:00 pm
Los Angeles, CA

RED, WHITE, & BLUE: POETS ON POLITICS
Douglas Kearney, Prageeta Sharma, and Matthew Zapruder


As part of the new national series Red, White, & Blue: Poets on Politics, presented by the Poetry Society of America and its partners this election year, poets Douglas Kearney, Prageeta Sharma, and Matthew Zapruder will read and discuss their poems and the role of politics in the literary landscape today. Introduced by Rex Wilder and moderated by Darrel Alejandro Holnes.

Co-sponsored by Pen Center USA.

Admission is free. Parking is available under the museum for $3 after 6:00pm.

Hammer Museum, Annex
10899 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90024

 

Tuesday, Mar 20, 5:30 pm
Washington, DC

LATINO/A POETRY NOW:
William Archila and Ruth Irupe Sanabria


Continuing our tour of Latino/a poets around the nation, co-sponsored by Letras Latinas, this event features the rich and dynamic voices of poets William Archila and Ruth Irupe Sanabria.

Admission is free. 

5:30 PM Seminar
New North 408

8:00 PM Reading
Copley Formal Lounge

Georgetown University
37th ST and O ST, NW Washington, DC 

This event is hosted by Lannan Center for Poetics and Social Practice as part of their 2011-2012 Readings and Talks Series, and cosponsored by Letras Latinas of the Institute for Latino Studies at the University of Notre Dame, and the Library of Congress' Hispanic Division and Poetry and Literature Center.
 

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