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Katrina AfterMaps—10 Years On: A Discussion of Unnatural Disaster

Friday, September 18th @ 4:30-7:30PM Katrina AfterMaps—10 Years On: A Discussion of Unnatural Disaster Conversation and Performance Elebash Recital Hall & Lobby CUNY Graduate Center 365 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10016 FREE Marking the 10th year since Hurricane Katrina made landfall, Katrina AfterMaps includes discussions and performances that interrogate what happens when places and […]

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Mucho Moko

MFA alum Rajiv Mohabir has 5 poems in Moko, “a non-profit journal that publishes fiction, poetry, visual arts, and non-fiction essays that reflect a Caribbean heritage or experience.”  (Very cool!) Check ’em out: http://mokomagazine.org/wordpress/poems-by-rajiv-mohabir/

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Poets House @ the Metropolitan Museum of Art

June 19 @ 6:30 – 8PM The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 5th Ave FREE 2013 Poets House Emerging Poet Fellow Purvi Shah reads a selection of her own works and lyrical poetry of Deccan India as part of the MetFridays Gallery Event Celebrating India. Explore the senses with music, poetry, fragrance, an artist demonstration, […]

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The Hope of Floating Has Carried Us this Far

Thursday, June 11, 2015. FREE. 6 PM doors; 7 PM performance, Howl! Happening, 6 East 1st Street (across the street from Bowery Poetry Club!) Repost from Bowery Poetry Club for a cool event–you should check it out! ————— Quintan Ana Wikswo The Hope of Floating Has Carried Us this Far Performance | Book Signing | […]

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A Page 23 @ Denver Comic Con Update

By now, you’ve heard the backlash over the all-male panel on women in comics that occurred at this year’s Denver Comic Con: http://www.rawstory.com/2015/05/denver-comiccons-all-male-women-in-comics-panel-explains-girls-get-bored-with-comics-easily/ http://www.slate.com/blogs/xx_factor/2015/05/27/denver_comiccon_s_all_male_women_in_comics_panel.html We’re so fortunate that one of our alumni, Jonathan Alexandratos, co-runs an academic companion conference to the main conference, called Page 23.  So, not only do Jonathan and Tracy have a […]

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Letras Latinas

Word for Word Poetry welcomes Letras Latinas 7:00pm – 8:30pm | Bryant Park Reading Room Featuring the Poets of Letras Latinas: Sheila Maldonado Rosebud Ben-Oni Loma Christopher Soto Eduardo C. Corral Check in on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/355266621329238/355298497992717/ Rain information: In case of rain, events are held under a tent at the Reading Room. In case of […]

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Tribute to Galway Kinnell

Tuesday, May 12th @ 7:30PM The Great Hall at Cooper Union, 7 East 7th Street FREE Galway Kinnell (1927-2014), winner of the National Book Award, the Pulitzer Prize, and author of over 30 books, was a dear friend to Poets House. Join Jonathan Safran Foer, Edward Hirsch, Marie Howe, Yusef Komunyakaa, Mirah Kozodoy, Sharon Olds, […]

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Me Teach Pretty One Day

Here’s an event for all you cool cats looking to teach in the future–open QC MFA students & alums only! On Thursday, December 4 the Queens College Undergraduate Creative Writing Program in conjunction with the Queens College MFA Program in Creative Writing and Literary Translation will host the first in a series of Creative Writing […]

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TONIGHT – Launch of John Keene’s Hilst Translation & Gracie Leavitt’s Debut

Nightboat Books & Callicoon Fine Arts present an evening of performance & poetry On Wednesday March 12, from 6 to 8pm at Callicoon Fine Arts, 49 Delancey Street, New York City at 7pm, the festivities will commence with readings and a performance: John Keene reads from his new translation of Hilda Hilst’s Letters From a Seducer  […]

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