Posts tagged "Patricia Spears Jones"

Lunch Poems

[ Wednesday, June 11, 2014; 8:00 pm; ] Frank O’Hara’s Lunch Poems, first published in 1964 by City Lights Books as number nineteen in the Pocket Poets series, is being reprinted in a new 50th anniversary edition. We love a big group reading almost as much as Frank O’Hara. So, to conclude our 47th season, we’re hosting a reading of the entire book. [...]

Emerge-Surface-Be Fellow Guillermo Filice Castro, Introduced by Patricia Spears Jones

Guillermo Filice Castro, 2013 Emerge-Surface-Be Fellow, read at The Poetry Project on January 13, 2014. His mentor for the program, Patricia Spears Jones, introduced him. Here is the introduction and video of his reading!
 
At the start of the great film, The Landlord, a Black nationalist teacher asked his very young students “How are we to [...]

THE 40TH ANNUAL NEW YEAR’S DAY MARATHON BENEFIT READING

[ Wednesday, January 1, 2014; 2:00 pm; ] There are three things to consider when the New Year’s Day Poetry Marathon sweeps you into its gracefully uncouth embrace — what it is, what it was, and who you will be when it’s over. An untamed gathering of the heart’s secret, wild nobility — over 140 poets together revealing not just that a better [...]

Emerge-Surface-Be: 2013 Fellowship Program for Emerging Poets

Application Deadline – February 18, 2013
Program Overview:
Emerge – Surface – Be is a natural extension of The Poetry Project’s program offerings. It formalizes the distinct yet unspoken pedagogical aspect of The Poetry Project’s programs while providing a unique opportunity to support, develop and present emerging NYC-based poets of promise. Three emerging poets will be selected by and paired [...]

2013 Fellowship Program for Emerging Poets: Emerge-Surface-Be

Emerge-Surface-Be: 2013 Fellowship Program for Emerging Poets
Application Available – January 15, 2013
Application Deadline – February 18, 2013

Program Overview:
Emerge – Surface – Be is a natural extension of The Poetry Project’s program offerings. It formalizes the distinct yet unspoken pedagogical aspect of The Poetry Project’s programs while providing a unique opportunity to support, develop and present emerging NYC-based poets [...]

38th Annual New Year’s Day Marathon Benefit Reading

[ Sunday, January 1, 2012; 3:00 pm; ] There are three things to consider when the New Year’s Day Poetry Marathon sweeps you into its gracefully uncouth embrace — what it is, what it was, and who you will be when it’s over. An untamed gathering of the heart’s secret, wild nobility — over 140 poets together revealing not just that a better [...]

A Fast Life: The Collected Poems of Tim Dlugos

[ Wednesday, May 11, 2011; 8:00 pm; ] Wednesday
Edited by poet David Trinidad and published by Nightboat Books, this volume establishes Tim Dlugos—the witty and innovative poet at the heart of the New York literary scene in the late 1970s and 1980s and seminal poet of the AIDS epidemic—as one of the most distinctive and energetic poets of our time.  A host of [...]

Stephanie Brown & Patricia Spears Jones

[ Wednesday, January 5, 2011; 8:00 pm; ] Wednesday

Stephanie Brown is the author of two collections of poetry, Domestic Interior (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2008) and Allegory of the Supermarket (University of Georgia Press, 1999). She was awarded an NEA Fellowship in Poetry in 2001 and the Margaret Bridgman Fellowship in Poetry at the Breadloaf Writers’ Conference in 2009. She has taught creative [...]