Poetry at 100: An Anniversary Reading
Monday, April 8th, 8:15 PM
92nd Street Y, New York, NY
Poetry magazine celebrated its centenary in 2012. To mark the occasion, Frank Bidart, Thomas Sayers Ellis, Mary Karr, Marie Ponsot, Don Share, Atsuro Riley, Christian Wiman and Charles Wright gather to read from The Open Door: One Hundred Poems, One Hundred Years of Poetry Magazine, a commemorative anthology compiled by Don Share and Christian Wiman, the magazine’s editors.
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.