Wednesday, May 1, 7:00pm
New York, NY
THE POETRY OF BRAVERY
PEN Worlds Voices partners with the Poetry Society of America in offering an exciting and instructive seminar on the topic of bravery—aesthetic, political, personal, sexual—in poetry. Major contemporary poets and writers discuss what constitutes bravery in the work of an important predecessor or contemporary.
Edward Hirsch on Joseph Brodsky
Henri Cole on James Merrill
Yusef Komunyakaa on Muriel Rukeyser
Eileen Myles on Akilah Oliver
Paul Auster on George Oppen
Hilton Als on Brenda Shaughnessy
Mary Karr on Zbigniew Herbert
$15 tickets with the discount code PENPSA
For more information and the list of all the PEN Festival events visit www.worldvoicesfestival.org.
The New School
66 W 12th St
New York, NY 10011