Saturday, March 9, 1:30pm
YET DO I MARVEL:
Black Iconic Poets of the 20th Century
A Centennial Tribute to Robert Hayden
Featuring Eduardo C. Corral and Dark Room Collective members Thomas Sayers Ellis, Major Jackson, Sharan Strange. Introduced and moderated by Alice Quinn, the participants will launch the PSA's new national series of tributes to black iconic poets of the 20th Century by exploring the life and poetry of Robert Hayden, discussing his influence, and reading poems of their own in tribute to him.
Admission is free with conference registration.
Hynes Convention Center
Sheraton Boston Hotel
39 Dalton Street
Thursday, March 14, 7:00pm
New York, NY
THE NEW SALON: READING AND CONVERSATIONS
Tina Chang, with Alice Quinn
Tina Chang is the author of the poetry collections Half-Lit Houses and Of Gods & Strangers (Four Way Books) and co-editor of the anthology Language for a New Century: Contemporary Poetry from the Middle East, Asia, and Beyond (W.W. Norton, 2008). She is currently Brooklyn Poet Laureate.
Co-Sponsored by the NYU Creative Writing Program.
Admission is free.
Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House
New York University
58 West 10th Street
Thursday, March 28, 7:00pm
New York, NY
PSA CHAPBOOK READING AT THE STRAND
Dan Chelotti and Yusef Komunyakaa
In celebration of the tenth anniversary of the PSA Chapbook Fellowship, the public is invited to attend three spring readings at The Strand, featuring former chapbook fellows and the poets who selected their work for publication. Dan Chelotti and Yusef Komunyakaa will read their work and participate in a salon-style conversation.
Introduced by Alice Quinn.
$10 for general public, $5 for PSA Members.
On the Subway
Mary Ruefle's poem is paired with Francesco Simeti's permanent artwork, Bensonhurst Gardens (located at the 18th Ave subway station on the D-Line in Brooklyn).