Date: October 26, 2019 to October 26, 2019
Where: Poets House, 10 River Terrace, New York, New York, United States, 10282
Event Type: Other
Ticket Price: N/A
A special opportunity to engage with the Academy's Chancellors as they take up three timely topics in conversations that will provide insight, inspiration, and a deeper understanding of poetry in our country and world today. Copresented by the Academy of American Poets and Poets House. $15* admission for all three conversations. SCHEDULE: 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.Poetry Makes Nothing Happen?: Poetry In/And the Public SphereWith Elizabeth Alexander, Alicia Ostriker, Marie Howe, Alberto Ríos, and Natasha Trethewey4:15 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.Our Own Foreignness: Border-Crossing Poetry in TranslationWith Forrest Gander, Brenda Hillman, Khaled Mattawa, and Marilyn Chin 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.Writing Poetry in a Troubled WorldWith Kwame Dawes, Linda Gregerson, Terrance Hayes, and David St. John *Academy members receive 10% off admission by using the code found on the 2019 membership card upon checkout ("Enter Promotional Code").