I am also on assignment to go (my professor for advanced poetry workshop, Ms. Meena Alexander, is reading). Also exciting - I've never seen Howe read.
Please come. It's free. It features Hunter College Faculty and we need more solidarity in the English Department!
here is the repost from poets.org:
Poets House Grand Opening in Battery Park City
|Featured Poets:||Meena Alexander, Charles Bernstein, Regie Cabico, Billy Collins, Mark Doty, Cornelius Eady, Kathleen Fraser, Kimiko Hahn, Michael Heller, Marie Howe, Galway Kinnell, Philip Levine, Marie Ponsot, Patricia Smith, Quincy Troupe and others, plus poetry-inspired songs by Natalie Merchant|
| September 25, 2009, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. to September 26, 2009 |
Poets House, 10 River Terrace (at Murray St.), New York, NY
| Please join us for a Housewarming Party for Poets House! Be among the first to see the new Poets House! Saturday, September 26, 11am–5pm |
Invocation of the Muse:
Poets & Musicians Toast the New Poets House 11:00am: Kurt Lamkin performs for children and their adults at Poets House. 12:00–3:00pm: Open House! Take a stroll through our new home. 3:00–5:00pm: A blowout celebration on the Poets House “front lawn,” Nelson A. Rockefeller Park, with readings by Meena Alexander, Charles Bernstein, Regie Cabico, Billy Collins, Mark Doty, Cornelius Eady, Kathleen Fraser, Kimiko Hahn, Michael Heller, Marie Howe, Galway Kinnell, Philip Levine, Marie Ponsot, Patricia Smith, Quincy Troupe and others, as well as poetry-inspired songs by Natalie Merchant. This event takes place at the Pavilion at Rockefeller Park, just west of River Terrace & Warren St.
|Sponsored by Poets House (Cosponsored by the Battery Park City Authority.)|
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