Poetry

Award-winning poetry by established and emerging poets

All readings are free and open to the public. Books are available to purchase and for signing by the poets.

See the lineup below. Visit Reading Room for more information on programs and offerings.

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2021 Summer Schedule

June 29

Nicole Callihan, Octavio Gonzalez, Wayne Koestenbaum, Dawn Lundy Martin

Hosted by Jason Schneiderman

July 6

Kimiko Hahn, Nkosi Nkululeko, Trace Peterson, Maya Phillips

Hosted by Jason Schneiderman

July 13

JP Howard, Patricia Spears Jones, Ricardo Maldonado, Martha Rhodes

Hosted by Jason Schneiderman

July 20

Chen Chen, Cornelius Eady, Erica Jong, Erika Meitner

Hosted by Jason Schneiderman

July 27

Mark Doty, Kay Gabriel, Jenna Le, Gregory Pardlo

Hosted by Jason Schneiderman

August 3

Thomas Dooley, Nathan McClain, Sarah Sala, Abigail Wender

August 10

Lisa Andrews, Michael Broder, Rodney Terich Leonard, Nicholas Powers

Hosted by Jason Schneiderman

August 17

Anthony Carelli, Jen Hyde, Miller Oberman, Tom Sleigh

Hosted by Jason Schneiderman

*All programs are subject to change