Upcoming Events

Tuesday, Oct 15, 7:00pm
New York, NY

THE NEW SALON AT FORDHAM UNIVERSITY:
READINGS AND CONVERSATIONS
Frank Bidart and Jonathan Galassi with Alice Quinn

Frank Bidart is the author of numerous books of poetry: In the Western Night: Collected Poems 1965-90 (1990), Desire (1997), Music Like Dirt (2002), Star Dust (2005), Watching the Spring Festival (2008), and most recently Metaphysical Dog (2013). He also co-edited Robert Lowell's Collected Poems (2003) with David Gewanter. His chapbook, Music Like Dirt, is the only chapbook to be nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. Since 1972, he has taught English at Wellesley College.

Jonathan Galassi is the author of several volumes of poetry: Morning Run (1988), North Street (2000), and Left-Handed (2012). He has additionally published six books translated from the Italian: The Second Life of Art: Selected Essays of Eugenio Montale (1982), Otherwise: Last and First Poems of Eugenio Montale (1984), Collected Poems, 1920-1954: Eugenio Montale (1998), A Boy Named Giotto by Paolo Guamieri (1999), Selected Poems of Eugenio Montale (2004), and Canti by Giacomo Leopardi (2010). He is the President and Publisher of Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

Admission is free.

Co-sponsored by Poets Out Loud, Fordham University's poetry series.

Lincoln Center Campus
113 West 60th Street
12th Floor

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Thursday, Oct 17, 7:00pm
New York, NY

THE NEW SALON AT NEW YORK UNIVERSITY:
READINGS AND CONVERSATIONS
Lucie Brock-Broido with Charif Shanahan

Lucie Brock-Broido has published four books of poetry: Stay, Illusion (2013), Trouble in Mind (2004), The Master Letters (1995), and A Hunger (1988). Among her awards and honors are the Witter Bynner prize of poetry from the Academy of American Arts and Letters, the Harvard Phi Beta Kappa Teaching Award, two National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships, and a Guggenheim Fellowship. She has taught at Bennington College, Princeton University, and Harvard University as the Briggs-Copeland Poet. She currently serves as the Director of Poetry in the Writing  Division of Columbia University's School of the Arts. 

Co-sponsored by the NYU Creative Writing Program.

Admission is free.

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

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Monday, Oct 21, 6:00pm
New York, NY

THE POETRY SOCIETY READINGS AT MCNALLY JACKSON
with Nick Laird and Meghan O'Rourke

Nick Laird
is a poet and novelist. His books of poetry include To a Fault (2005), On Purpose (2008), which received the Somerset Maugham Award and the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize, and most recently Go Giants (2013). He teaches at Columbia University.

Meghan O'Rourke is the author of the memoir The Long Goodbye (2011) and also the author of the poetry collections Once (2011) and Halflife (2007), which was a finalist for both the Patterson Poetry Prize and Britain's Forward First Book Prize. A former editor at The New Yorker, she has served as culture editor and literary critic for Slate as well as poetry editor and advisory editor for The Paris Review

Admission is free.

McNally Jackson Books
52 Prince Street

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Sunday, Oct 27, 2:00pm
Bronx, NY

FALL FLOWERS OF JAPAN
with Jane Hirshfield

A reading at the New York Botanical Garden, a 250-acre public park and one of the most beautiful spaces in all of the city, in conjunction with their exhibit Kiku: The Art of the Japanese Garden. Award-winning poet and translator Jane Hirshfield has curated a poetry walk through the exhibition and will offer a public reading of autumn poems from her own work and Japanese poems in translation.

Co-sponsored by the New York Botanical Garden.

Admission is free with All Garden Pass admission to the Botanical Garden.
PSA Members save 20% on All Garden Pass visits to the NYBG from October 5–27, 2013. For discount code, email: membership@poetrysociety.org

For directions see www.nybg.org

New York Botanical Garden
Bronx River Parkway at Fordham Road

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Wednesday, Oct 30, 4:30pm
Notre Dame, IN

LATINO/A POETRY NOW:
with Blas Falconer, Raina J. Leon, Maria Melendez, and John Murillo, in conversation with Charif Shanahan

Latino/a Poetry Now will feature readings by distinct and dynamic voices in Latino/a poetry, followed by a public conversation moderated by Charif Shanahan.

Co-sponsored by Letras Latinas, the literary program of the Institute for Latino Studies at the University of Notre Dame.

Admission is free.

Eck Auditorium
Eck Visitors Center
University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN 46556

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