Date Title Poet
03/07/14 e.e. cummings and Edna St. Vincent Millay: 20th Century Stars

WITH BLAIR BROWN, SUSAN CHEEVER, BILLY COLLINS, AND NANCY MILFORD

Blair Brown is a theater, film, and television actress. She won the 2000 Tony Award for Featured Actress in a Play for her performance in Copenhagen. She played Nina Sharp in the television series Fringe.

Susan Cheever is the author of E.E. Cummings: A Life, just published by Alfred A. Knopf. She is also the author of fourteen books—among them Louisa May AlcottAmerican BloomsburyHome Before Dark, and Looking for Work. A Guggenheim fellow and a member of the Yaddo Corporation, she currently teaches at the MFA programs at Bennington College and The New School. She lives in New York City.

Billy Collins is the author of numerous books of poetry, including Aimless Love: New and Selected PoemsHoroscopes for the DeadBallistics; and Sailing Alone Around the Room: New and Selected Poems. He served as U.S. Poet Laureate from 2001 to 2003.

Nancy Milford is the author of Savage Beauty: The Life of Edna St. Vincent Millay, and Zelda: A Biography. She has been an Annenberg Fellow at Brown University, a Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellow, and has received Fulbright and Guggenheim Fellowships.

Thursday, March 6, 2014
The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts
Bruno Walter Auditorium

In Tributes

11/06/13 Meghan O'Rourke Meghan O'Rourke

In New Salon Series

11/01/13 Tina Chang Tina Chang

Reading and in conversation with Alice Quinn.

Co-sponsored with New York University Creative Writing Program.

March 14, 2013

Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House
New York, New York

In New Salon Series

11/01/13 Lucie Brock-Broido Lucie Brock-Broido

Reading and in conversation with Charif Shanahan.

Co-sponsored with New York University Creative Writing Program.

October 17, 2013

Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House
New York, New York

In New Salon Series

11/01/13 Edward Hirsch Edward Hirsch

Reading and in conversation with Charif Shanahan.

Co-sponsored with New York University Creative Writing Program.

February 7, 2013

Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House
New York, New York

In New Salon Series

04/25/12 A Tribute to Philip Larkin Philp Larkin

 

Meena Alexander
"Going"
Archie Burnett
"After drinking Glenfiddich"
Billy Collins
"At Grass"
Thomas Sayers Ellis
"Money"
James Fenton
"To the Sea"
Jonathan Galassi
"Talking in Bed"
Deborah Garrison
"Poetry of Departures"
Adam Gopnik
"For Sidney Bechet"
Eamon Grennan
"The Explosion"
Saskia Hamilton
"First Sight"
Mary Karr
"High Windows"
Nick Laird
"Aubade"
J.D. McClatchy
"Sad Steps"
D. Nurkse
"Home is so Sad"
Katha Pollitt
"Dockery and Son"
Rowan Ricardo Phillips
"MCMXIV"
Vijay Seshadri
"Church Going"
Paul Simon
"The Mower"
Zadie Smith
"The Old Fools"
Andrew Sullivan
"The Whitsun Weddings"Readings

Readings of Poems by Philp Larkin

Meena Alexander reading "Going"
Archie Burnett reading "After drinking Glenfiddich"
Billy Collins "At Grass"
Thomas Sayers Ellis "Money"
James Fenton "To the Sea"
Jonathan Galassi "Talking in Bed"
Deborah Garrison "Poetry of Departures"
Adam Gopnik "For Sidney Bechet"
Eamon Grennan "The Explosion"
Saskia Hamilton "First Sight"
Mary Karr "High Windows"
Nick Laird "Aubade"
J.D. McClatchy "Sad Steps"
D. Nurkse "Home is so Sad"
Katha Pollitt "Dockery and Son"
Rowan Ricardo Phillips "MCMXIV"
Vijay Seshadri "Church Going"
Paul Simon "The Mower"
Zadie Smith "The Old Fools"
Andrew Sullivan "The Whitsun Weddings"

 Musical Performances by the Queens College Louis Armstrong Ensemble. Direction, David Engelhard.

 Tuesday April 24th, 2012
 The Great Hall at Cooper Union
 
 Co-sponsored by The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art

 

 

In Tributes

03/15/12 Eduardo C. Corral Eduardo C. Corral

Eduardo C. Corral reads "Monologue of a Vulture's Shadow" on November 8th, 2011 as part of Latino/a Poetry Now. 

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 Woodberry Poetry Room, Harvard University.

In Readings

03/15/12 Rosa Alcalá Rosa Alcalá

Rosa Alcalá reads her poem "Autobiography" on November 8th, 2011 as part of Latino/a Poetry Now. 

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 Woodberry Poetry Room, Harvard University.

In Readings

03/15/12 Aracelis Girmay Aracelis Girmay

 Aracelis Girmay reads "Kingdom Animalia"  on November 8th, 2011 as part of Latino/a Poetry Now. 

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 Woodberry Poetry Room, Harvard University.

In Readings

03/15/12 Latino/a Poetry Now: A Conversation Rosa Alcalá
Eduardo C. Corral
Aracelis Girmay
Francisco Aragón

November 8th, 2011
Woodberry Poetry Room

Rosa Alcalá, Eduardo C. Corral, and Aracelis Girmay in conversation. Moderated by Francisco Aragón (director of Letras Latinas).

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 Woodberry Poetry Room, Harvard University.

In On Poetry

09/20/11 Reading with Kay Ryan Kay Ryan

March 30, 2006

The New School
New York City 

In Readings

09/12/11 Contemporary Masters: Gary Snyder Gary Snyder

March 10, 2006
The New School 
Tishman Auditorium  

Co-Sponsored with The New School Creative Writing Program. 

In Readings

09/12/11 Contemporary Masters: Jack Gilbert Jack Gilbert

March 10, 2006
The New School 
Tishman Auditorium  

Co-Sponsored with The New School Creative Writing Program.

In Readings

09/12/11 Contemporary Masters: Maxine Kumin Maxine Kumin

March 10, 2006
The New School 
Tishman Auditorium  

Co-Sponsored with The New School Creative Writing Program. 

In Readings

09/12/11 Contemporary Masters: Irving Feldman

Introduced by Alice Quinn.

March 10, 2006
The New School 
Tishman Auditorium  

Co-Sponsored with The New School Creative Writing Program. 

In Readings

09/07/11 In a Time of Crisis: A Reading of Poems (part 1)

In a Time of Crisis: A Reading of Poems

After the tragedy on September 11th, 2001, the New York City literary community sponsored a now historic reading at the Great Hall at Cooper Union, introduced by Alice Quinn and featuring in Part 1  readings by Billy Collins, Alastair Reid, Michael Cunningham, Eve Ensler, Jorie Graham, Yusef Komunyakaa, and Stanley Kunitz.


Monday, October 22nd, 2001
The Great Hall, Cooper Union

Co-sponsored with The Academy of American Poets, Poets House, PEN American Center, Poets & Writers, Inc., The Unterberg Poetry Center, Columbia University School of the Arts, NYU Creative Writing Program, New School Graduate Writing Program, CLMP, Teachers & Writers Collaborative, Writer's Voice, and Cooper Union.

In Readings

09/06/11 In a Time of Crisis: A Reading of Poems (part 2)

In a Time of Crisis: A Reading of Poems

After the tragedy on September 11th, 2001, the New York City literary community sponsored a now historic reading at the Great Hall at Cooper Union, introduced by Alice Quinn and featuring in Part 2 readings by Robert Pinksy, Sapphire, Vijay Seshadri, Anna Deavere Smith, Susan Sontag, and C. K. Williams.

Monday, October 22nd, 2001
The Great Hall, Cooper Union

Co-sponsored with The Academy of American Poets, Poets House, PEN American Center, Poets & Writers, Inc., The Unterberg Poetry Center, Columbia University School of the Arts, NYU Creative Writing Program, New School Graduate Writing Program, CLMP, Teachers & Writers Collaborative, Writer's Voice, and Cooper Union.

In Readings

07/26/11 Song of the Turkey Buzzard: On the Poetry of Lew Welch, with Gary Snyder Lew Welch
Gary Snyder

Podcast provided by The Library Foundation's ALOUD series

Recorded May 26, 2011 

Co-presented with the Poetry Society of America

For more information about the event visit The Library Foundation.

To purchase a broadside of "Axe Handles," signed by Gary Snyder and made exclusively for this event, visit The Library Foundation store.

In Tributes

07/06/11 Charles Wright Charles Wright

Reading and in conversation with Alice Quinn.

Co-sponsored with New York University Creative Writing Program.

November 19, 2010

Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House
New York, New York

In New Salon Series

07/06/11 Olena Kalytiak Davis Olena Kalytiak Davis

Reading and in conversation with Deborah Landau.

Co-sponsored with New York University Creative Writing Program.

February 18, 2010

Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House
New York, New York

In New Salon Series

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