Opening Reception: Bill Berkson, Andrei Codrescu, Ken Mikolowski, and Emily Warn Discuss The Alternative Press
Thursday, September 22nd – Thursday, September 22nd, 6:00 PM–9:00 PM
The Poetry Foundation
61 West Superior Street
In celebration of the Poetry Foundation’s inaugural exhibit, The Alternative Press Multiple Originals Project, poets Bill Berkson, Andrei Codrescu, and Emily Warn, talk with poet and press founder Ken Mikolowski about the history and cultural impact of The Alternative Press.
Educators: Reserve a block of five or more seats for students on Thursday, September 22.
A group exhibition featuring work by Poetry magazine cover artists depicting the mythical creatures Pegasus and mermaids from poetry immemorial. Artists include Lise Haller Baggesen, Ana Benaroya, Lilli Carré, Alexander Cohen, Stephen Eichhorn, Carson Ellis, Clay Hickson, Tony Fitzpatrick, Krista Franklin, Julia Goodman, Jenny Kendler, Kate McQuillen, Jessie Mott, Julie Murphy, Diana Sudyka, and Shoshanna Weinberger.