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Sep 25 2013

New York, NY (September 26, 2013)—On November 11, poets Frank Bidart, Sven Birkerts, Eavan Boland, Lucie Brock-Broido, Greg Delanty, Jonathan Galassi, Eamon Grennan, Edward Hirsch, Jane Hirshfield, Yusef Komunyakaa, Paul Muldoon, Atsuro Riley, Tom Sleigh, Tracy K. Smith,  Colm Tóibín, Jean Valentine, Anne Waldman, Kevin Young, and others will gather at Cooper Union for a public tribute to the beloved and world-renowned poet Seamus Heaney, who passed away on August 30, 2013, at the age of 74.  Each will read a favorite Heaney poem.

Apr 22 2013

Read Sebald.

Jan 16 2013
New York, NY (January 16, 2013) – The Academy of American Poets announced today that poets Marilyn Nelson, Claudia Rankine, and C.D.
Nov 15 2012

New York, NY (November 15, 2012) – A luminary of American poetry, Louise Glück is, as Publishers Weekly has stated, a "towering figure of the past thirty years." The former U.S. Poet Laureate, Pulitzer Prize-winner, and former Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets published her highly-anticipated collected volume, Poems 1962-2012, with Farrar, Straus and Giroux and Ecco Press this November.