Tuesday, April 12, 2011
National Poetry Month: The National Book Foundation Presents National Book Awards Poets
A continuation of Poetry and the Public, this evening will examine, through discussion and reading, the place poetry occupies in American culture as well as issues specific to the making of modern poetry.
Housing Works Bookstore, 126 Crosby Street, New York, NY
- Mark Doty, National Book Award Finalist in 1993 and Winner in 2008
- Kathleen Graber, National Book Award Finalist in 2010
- Patricia Smith, National Book Award Finalist in 2008
Part of the Lineage Events: Poets Reflect on American Poetry Since 1950
Featuring Stephen Burt, Tony Hoagland, James Longenbach, Maureen McLane, and Susan Stewart read from their own work at the Center for Book Arts, New York City. February 25, 2011.
Funded by the National Endowment for the Arts.