• Alan Davies, Poetry for the Next Society Symposium - Photo credit: Laure Leber, 1990

    Alan Davies, Poetry for the Next Society Symposium - Photo credit: Laure Leber, 1990

  • Brenda Coultas - Photo Credit: Melissa Zexter, 1996

    Brenda Coultas - Photo Credit: Melissa Zexter, 1996

  • Thomas Sayers Ellis, 1995 - Photo Credit: Melissa Zexter

    Thomas Sayers Ellis, 1995 - Photo Credit: Melissa Zexter

  • Barrett Watten, Poetry for the Next Society Symposium - Photo credit: Laure Leber, 1990

    Barrett Watten, Poetry for the Next Society Symposium - Photo credit: Laure Leber, 1990

  • Kenneth Koch & Allen Ginsberg post-fire Parish Hall, 1979

    Kenneth Koch & Allen Ginsberg post-fire Parish Hall, 1979

  • Allen Ginsberg, Anne Waldman & Robert Creeley

    Allen Ginsberg, Anne Waldman & Robert Creeley

  • James Schulyer, Poetry for the Next Society Symposium - Photo credit: Laure Leber, 1990

    James Schulyer, Poetry for the Next Society Symposium - Photo credit: Laure Leber, 1990

  • Pedro Pietri - Photo credit: Jacob Burckhardt, 1991

    Pedro Pietri - Photo credit: Jacob Burckhardt, 1991

  • Kenward Elmslie, Steven Taylor - Photo credit: Laure Leber

    Kenward Elmslie, Steven Taylor - Photo credit: Laure Leber

  • Photo credit: Jacob Burckhardt, 1986

    Photo credit: Jacob Burckhardt, 1986

  • Ann Lauterbach, Poetry for the Next Society Symposium - Photo credit: Laure Leber, 1990

    Ann Lauterbach, Poetry for the Next Society Symposium - Photo credit: Laure Leber, 1990

  • Miguel Algarín - Photo credit: Jacob Burckhardt, 1990

    Miguel Algarín - Photo credit: Jacob Burckhardt, 1990

  • Lee Ann Brown & Bernadette Mayer - Photo credit: Jacob Burckhardt, 1993

    Lee Ann Brown & Bernadette Mayer - Photo credit: Jacob Burckhardt, 1993

  • Yoshiko Chuma - Photo Credit: Melissa Zexter, 1995

    Yoshiko Chuma - Photo Credit: Melissa Zexter, 1995

  • Tracie Morris & Vernon Reid - Photo Credit: Melissa Zexter, 1998

    Tracie Morris & Vernon Reid - Photo Credit: Melissa Zexter, 1998

  • Amiri Baraka

    Amiri Baraka

  • John Giorno - Photo credit: Sarah Wells, 1981

    John Giorno - Photo credit: Sarah Wells, 1981

  • Jim Carroll - Photo Credit: Melissa Zexter, 1998

    Jim Carroll - Photo Credit: Melissa Zexter, 1998

  • Simon Pettet - Photo credit: Jacob Burckhardt, 1990

    Simon Pettet - Photo credit: Jacob Burckhardt, 1990

  • Lorenzo Thomas, Ray di Palma, Gary Lenhart, Diane di Prima, Lorna Smedman - Photo credit: Laure Leber

    Lorenzo Thomas, Ray di Palma, Gary Lenhart, Diane di Prima, Lorna Smedman - Photo credit: Laure Leber

  • Cecilia Vicuña - Photo Credit: Laure Leber

    Cecilia Vicuña - Photo Credit: Laure Leber

  • Alice Notley, 1989

    Alice Notley, 1989

  • John Ashbery & Kenneth Koch - Photo credit: Laure Leber

    John Ashbery & Kenneth Koch - Photo credit: Laure Leber

  • Ed Sanders, Anne Waldman, Bob Rosenthal, Judith Malina, Hanon Reznikov & Ed Friedman - Photo credit: Laure Leber, ca 1997-98

    Ed Sanders, Anne Waldman, Bob Rosenthal, Judith Malina, Hanon Reznikov & Ed Friedman - Photo credit: Laure Leber, ca 1997-98

  • Charles Bernstein, Poetry for the Next Society Symposium - Photo credit: Laure Leber, 1990

    Charles Bernstein, Poetry for the Next Society Symposium - Photo credit: Laure Leber, 1990

  • Taylor Mead - Photo credit: Jacob Burckhardt, 1993

    Taylor Mead - Photo credit: Jacob Burckhardt, 1993

  • Nicanor Parra & Allen Ginsberg - Photo credit: Vivian Selbo, 1987

    Nicanor Parra & Allen Ginsberg - Photo credit: Vivian Selbo, 1987

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The Poetry Project has, over the decades, provided poets with a safe haven, laboratory, and stage. These, combined, have activated and preserved our various ways of thinking and linking language to ourselves and to the world. Remarkably, the Project has never stopped reinventing itself as an institution: that is, it has allowed the currents of poetic innovation to inform its choices and decisions. In this, it is as unique as it is irreplaceable.

—Ann Lauterbach

From the Project Blog

“list toward a Consensual Situation for Involuntary Movement” by Ursula Eagly

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Ursula Eagly - photoUrsula Eagly is a New York-based dance artist. Her work has been presented all over this city and also travelled to Albania, Denmark, Italy, Japan, Macedonia, and Manipur. It’s been supported by the Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation’s USArtists International program, New York Live Art’s Suitcase Fund, the Foundation for Contemporary Arts’ Emergency Grant Program, the Japan Foundation’s Performing Arts JAPAN Program, the Mertz Gilmore Foundation, and the Queens Council on the Arts. She has been artist-in-residence at Dance New Amsterdam, Kaatsbaan International Dance Center, Topaz Arts, and Ur. Ursula also investigates performance through writing and has published in various magazines, including Artforum, as well as edited the Movement Research Performance Journal, Critical Correspondence, and two Danspace Project PLATFORM catalogues.

 

 

 

Poem by Lyric Hunter

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Lyric Hunter - photoLyric Hunter lives in New York City. She graduated from the Cooper Union in 2012.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The 41st Annual New Year’s Day Marathon Benefit Reading

The New Year’s Day Marathon is the Project’s largest fundraiser and provides support for what we do best – serve as a public venue for the substantial presentation of innovative writing!

GET YOUR ADVANCE TICKETS HERE : http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/978811


Featuring: Adam Fitzgerald, Adeena Karasick, Alan Felsenthal, Alan Gilbert, Alex Cuff, Ali Power, Alli Warren, Andrew Durbin, Anne Tardos, Anne Waldman w/ Fast Speaking Music, Anselm Berrigan, Ariel Goldberg, Arlo Quint, Avram Fefer, Beth Gill, Bill Kushner, Billy Cancel, Bob Rosenthal, Brandon Brown, Brendan Lorber, Bruce Andrews & Sally Silvers, CAConrad, Callers, Charity Coleman, Charles Bernstein, Christine Kelly, Cliff Fyman, Cori Kresge, Dan Owen, Danniel Schoonebeek, David Berrigan, David Henderson, David Vogen, Dia Felix, Diana Rickard, Don Yorty, Dorothy Friedman August, Dorthea Lasky, Douglas Rothchild, E. Tracy Grinnell, Ed Friedman, Edgar Oliver, Edmund Berrigan, Eileen Myles, Elinor Nauen, Elizabeth Willis, Erica Hunt & Marty Ehrlich, erica kaufman & Matt Longabucco & Nicole Eisenman, Ernie Brooks, Peter Zummo & Bill Ruyle with Walter Baker & Billy Fica, Evan Kennedy, Farnoosh Fathi, Filip Marinovich, Foamola, Georgia Faust, Gina Myers, Grey Vild, Ian Spencer Bell, Janet Hamill & Lost Ceilings, Jason Hwang, JD Samson, Jennifer Bartlett Jess Fiorini, Jim Behrle, Joanna Koetze, Joel Lewis, John Coletti, John Giorno, John Kruth, John Priest, John S. Hall, Jonas Mekas, Joseph Keckler, Karen Weiser, Karinne Keithley Syers, Katy Bohinc, Katy Lederer, Kiely Sweatt, Kim Rosenfield, Kristin Prevallet, Laura Henriksen, Lee Ann Brown, Lenny Kaye, luciana achugar, Marcella Durand, Maria Acconci, Mariana Ruiz Firmat, Martha King, Maryam Parhizkar, Matthew Shipp, Mel Elberg, Michael Veal, Mike DeCapite, Miriam Atkin, Monica de la Torre, Morgan Parker, Morgan Vo, Nat Otting, Nick Hallett, Nicole Peyrafitte, Nicole Wallace, Niv Acosta, Norman MacAfee, Patricia Spears Jones, Penny Arcade, Peter Bogart Johnson, Philip Glass, Pierre Joris, R. Erica Doyle, Rachel Levitksy & Susan Bee, Rachel Tractenburg, Ray Brown, Rob Fitterman, Samita Sinha, Sara Jane Stoner, Simon Pettet, Simone White, Siobhan Burke, Steve Dalachinsky, Steve Earle, Steven Taylor, Tammy Faye Starlite with Steve Earle, Ted Dodson, Thom Donovan, Thomas Sayer Ellis & James Brandon Lewis, Todd Colby, Tom Savage, Tommy Pico, Tony Towle, Tonya Foster, Tracey McTague, Ursula Eagly, Vito Acconci, Will Edmiston, Xena Semjonova, Yoshiko Chuma, Yuko Otomo, Yvonne Meier and others TBA.

The Poetry Project is extremely grateful for the support and generosity of the following donors – who are contributing food, beverages, books, and terrific raffle prizes to this year’s Marathon!:

Food: Bob Rosenthal & Don Yorty, Gillian McCain, Nicole Peyrafitte, Porto Rico Coffee, S’MAC, Two Boots and Veselka.

Books: Belladonna*, BlazeVox, BookThug, Brooklyn Arts, Burning Deck, City Lights, Coconut, Coffee House Press, Compline Editions, Cuneiform, Edge, Fence, Fewer & Further Press, Futurepoem, Granary, Hanging Loose Press, Least Weasel, Pressed Wafer, Straw Gate, Susan Mills Artist Books, Tender Buttons, Ugly Duckling Presse, United Artists, Wave, and Wonder.

Raffle Prizes: Anthology, BAM, Brooklyn Brainery, Danspace, JACK, Spectacle, Strand, and Unnameable Books.

(For more information on the event see the Marathon section our website, complete with a section called “HOW THE MARATHON IS ORGANIZED.” http://poetryproject.org/history/annual-new-years-day-marathon-reading/)

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