Daily Archives: March 14, 2013

  • Greek American Writers with Dean Kostos

    Kostos presents four compelling poets, all of an Attic disposition: Sarah Arvio, Veronica Golos, Trebor Healey and Lloyd Robson.

  • Brooklyn Calling: A Reading by D. Nurkse and Ron Singer

    D. Nurkse is the author of 10 books of poetry, most recently “A Night in Brooklyn.” The story of two dogs and the humans in their constellation, Ron Singer’s “The Rented Pet” is a comic elegy to a changing Brooklyn neighborhood.

  • Urbana Poetry Slam

    This is a quirky and eccentric series, and even though it’s featured some of the biggest names in poetry–Billy Collins, Patricia Smith, Galway Kinnell, Saul Williams, and almost every national slam champion–it remains a warm, welcoming venue for all kinds of poetic voices.

  • Poetry at 100: An Anniversary Reading

    With Frank Bidart, Thomas Sayers Ellis, Mary Karr, Marie Ponsot, Don Share, Atsuro Riley, Christian Wiman and Charles Wright.

  • Nuyorican Friday Night Poetry Slam

    The first poetry slam ever in New York City was held at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe in 1989, and 20 years later, it’s become part of the cultural history of this city, still going strong. Every Friday night is Poetry Slam Night.

  • Poetry and the Creative Mind Gala

    Some of America’s leading artists, scholars, and public figures will come together on one stage in April for an extraordinary evening celebrating the role of contemporary poetry in American culture.