April Events

Tuesday, April 16, 7:00pm
New York, NY

PSA CHAPBOOK READING AT THE STRAND

Hossannah Asuncion and Kimiko Hahn 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. Hossannah Asuncion and Kimiko Hahn will read their work and participate in a salon-style conversation.

Introduced by Alice Quinn.

$10 for general public,$5 for PSA Members.

Strand Bookstore
828 Broadway

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Sunday, Apr 21, 2:00am

Washington DC

A Poetry Reading at the National Portrait Gallery with John Koethe, Yusef Komunyakka, and Paul Muldoon

Join the Portrait Gallery for readings by Guggenheim Fellow and Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award winner John Koethe; Pulitzer Prize–winner Yusef Komunyakka; and Pulitzer Prize–winner Paul Muldoon. This gathering will mark the close of the exhibition "Poetic Likeness: Modern American Poets" and will anticipate the fall 2013 publication of Lines in Long Array. This book contains 12 newly commissioned poems on the Civil War by major contemporary poets.  Introduced by David Ward.

National Portriat Gallery
Nan Tucker McEvoy Auditorium
8th and G Street NW

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Wednesday, Apr 24, 6:30pm

Queens, New York

THE NEW SALON AT QUEENS COLLEGE: 
READING AND CONVERSATIONS
Marie Howe

Marie Howe is the author of three volumes of poetry, The Kingdom of Ordinary Time (2008); What the Living Do(1997); and The Good Thief (1998); and is the co-editor of a book of essays, In the Company of My Solitude: American Writing from the AIDS Pandemic (1994). Stanley Kunitz selected Howe for a Lavan Younger Poets Prize from the American Academy of Poets. She has, in addition, been a fellow at the Bunting Institute at Radcliffe College and a recipient of NEA and Guggenheim fellowships.  Howe teaches creative writing at Sarah Lawrence College, Columbia, and New York University. She is the 2012-2014 Poet Laureate of New York State.

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

Admission is free.

Queens College Library
65-30 Kissena Boulevard

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Thursday, Apr 25, 7:00pm

Tucson, AZ

LATINO/A POETRY NOW
Carmen Giménez Smith, J. Michael Martínez, and Roberto Tejada

Join us for the penultimate event in a reading series that has traveled the country, from Cambridge, MA, to Washington, D.C., and Saint Paul, MN. This event will feature readings by three distinct and dynamic voices in Latino/a poetry, followed by a public conversation moderated by Francisco Aragon.  

Co-sponsored by Letras Latinas, the literary program of the Institute for Latino Studies at the University of Notre Dame, the Poetry Society of America, and the Poetry Center at the University of Arizona.

Admission is free.

University of Arizona
1508 East Helen Street  

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Monday, Apr 29, 6:30pm

New York, NY

CELEBRATING POSTMODERN AMERICAN POETRY:
A Norton Anthology

Readings by contributors to the anthology Postmodern American Poetry, 2nd edition (W. W. Norton, 2013), edited by Paul Hoover, including Charles BernsteinKatie DegenteshElaine EquiDrew GardnerPeter Gizzi,Nada GordonLisa JarnotCaroline KnoxNoelle KocotTan LinSteve McCafferyEileen Myles,Sharon MesmerBob PerelmanJoan RetallackGary SullivanCole SwensenEdwin TorresMarjorie WelishSusan Wheeler, and John Yau.

Co-Sponsored by The New School.

Admission is free.

The New School
Wollman Hall, 5th floor
65 W. 11th Street

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