July 7, 2009

July 2009 Poets House Events

July 2009 Poets House Events

Poets House presents Writing the Hudson River: 400 Years of Poetic Discovery on Sunday, July 12. Spend the afternoon at beautiful Wave Hill with two poets and two preeminent scholars of American literature as they discuss and read the poetry of the Hudson River Valley.

Sunday, July 12
Writing the Hudson River: 400 Years of Poetic Discovery
A Panel & Reading with Wayne Franklin, Judith Richardson, Nancy Willard & Mark Wunderlich

1:00pm: Panel
3:00pm: Reading

In celebration of the 400th anniversary of Henry Hudson's voyage to New York Harbor, poets Nancy Willard and Mark Wunderlich join scholars Wayne Franklin and Judith Richardson in exploring the cultural and environmental tributaries that have flowed through the literature of the Hudson River Valley, from Native American poetic traditions to the urban pastoral poetry of John Ashbery.

Cosponsored by Poets House and Wave Hill, with support from the New York City Environmental Fund of the Hudson River Foundation.

@ Wave Hill
West 249th Street and Independence Avenue, Bronx, NY
(Metro-North Hudson Line to Riverdale)
To register, call (718) 549-3200, ext. 385.
$6, free to Poets House Members and Wave Hill Members
For more information, call Poets House at (212) 431-7920 or visit www.poetshouse.org

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This summer Poets House will move to its permanent home in Battery Park City, featuring an indoor-outdoor Programming Hall, a state-of-the-art Exhibition Space, a whimsical Children's Room and a majestic Reading Room with sweeping views of the Hudson River and the Statue of Liberty. For more information about Poets House and our future home, visit www.poetshouse.org. Please continue to use our interim address for all correspondence:

Poets House
594 Broadway, Suite 510
New York, NY 10012

See NJ Poets & Poetry calendar below for additional poetry events. Listing is not an endorsement of event, attend at your sole discretion.


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