Upcoming Events

April 30-May 6, 2012
New York City

The Eighth Annual PEN World Voices of International Literature

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100 writers from 25 nations convene to New York to celebrate the power of the written word in action. Engage with literature in bold and unexpected ways and discover how words can be amplified through music, theater, puppetry, film, and much more. The program features performances, discussions, one-on-one conversations, and readings at venues crisscrossing the city, from Harlem to Wall Street, including the festival hubs—The Standard, New York; The Standard, East Village; and the High Line. 

Visit www.pen.org/festival for more information 

* The code is valid for all ticketed events, except TimesTalk and MoMA events. For the Kronos Quartet at the Met, call (866) 811-4111 to receive the discount.


Friday, May 4, 7:30pm
Queens, NY

Poets in the Playhouse:
Rita Dove's Thomas and Beulah

Poets in the Playhouse, brings  poetry from page to stage, beginning with Thomas and Beulah, the Pulitzer prize-winning collection by Rita Dove, at Queens College in a theatrical staging by students. Introduced by Darrel Alejandro Holnes. Moderated Q & A afterwards with Dove, cast, and creators.

Co-sponsored by the MFA Program in Creative Writing and Literary Translation at Queens College CUNY.  

The Little Theater at Queens College
King Hall, Room 115


Tuesday, May 8, 7:00pm
New York, NY

102nd Annual Awards Ceremony

The evening will  honor our 2012 Frost Medalist Marilyn Nelson, who will deliver the annual Frost lecture, and celebrate the winners of our Annual Awards with readings by winners Lily Brown, Wanda Coleman, Jehanne Dubrow, Emily Kendal Frey, Suji Kwock Kim, Lise Goett, Jennifer Maier, Bruce Smith, and Susan Terris.

Admission is free.

The Grand Ballroom, The National Arts Club
15 Gramercy Park South

The listing of this year's award winners can be found here