Upcoming Events

Thursday, Dec 5, 7:00pm
New York, NY

THE NEW SALON AT NEW YORK UNIVERSITY:
READINGS AND CONVERSATIONS
Joshua Beckman with Deborah Landau

Joshua Beckman is the author of several books of poetry, including Things Are Happening (1998); Something I Expected To Be Different (2001); Nice Hat. Thanks. (2002), written with Matthew Rohrer; Your Time Has Come (2004); Shake (2006); Take It (2009); and most recently The Inside of an Apple. His translation of Poker by Tomaž Šalamun (2004) was a finalist for the PEN America Poetry in Translation Award. He lives in Seattle and New York.

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, Dec 9, 7:00pm
Washington DC

EMILY DICKINSON TRIBUTE
PETER GIZZI ON EMILY DICKINSON
Introduced and moderated by Alice Quinn

Peter Gizzi is the author of several collections of poetry, including Threshold Songs (2011), The Outernationale (2007), and Artificial Heart (1998). He has been poetry editor for The Nation as well as founding co-editor, with Connell McGrath, of o•blék: a journal of language arts. He has also edited The Exact Change Yearbook and The House That Jack Built: The Collected Lectures of Jack Spicer (1998), and is co-editor (with Kevin Killian) of My Vocabulary Did This to Me: The Collected Poetry of Jack Spicer (2008). He has taught at Brown University and the University of California at Santa Cruz, and is currently at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. 

Co-sponsored by the Folger Shakespeare Library.

Folger Elizabethan Theatre
Folger Shakespeare Library
201 East Capitol Street, SE 

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Tuesday, Dec 10, 7:00pm
New York, NY

3:3 PHOTOGRAPHY AND POETRY
A COLLABORATION with MAGDALENA SOLE and KATIE FORD

In this second of three installments, photographer Magdalena Sole and poet Katie Ford share images from Magdalena's photo project "Tohoku" on the 2011 Japanese tsunami and poems that Katie wrote based on those images. A discussion of their collaboration, moderated by Lauren Henkin, will follow.

This event is co-sponsored by Hahnemühle, Vela Noche and the Penumbra Foundation.

Admissions is free, but reservations are requested. RSVP to the Center for Alternative Photography by sending an e-mail to: info@capworkshops.org.

Center for Alternative Photography
36 East 30th Street

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Check out these new features on our website:
 

      
Contemporary poets
on favorite poets of yesteryear. 

 

     
Interviews with editors
of online poetry journals.  

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