Thursday, October 1, 2009

Poets Forum - Plenty of Big Names - And Plenty of "Purchase Now" (No Hoagland??)

info on the upcoming Poets Forum Events:

Poets Forum: Single Event Tickets Now Available

Only two weeks left to purchase all-events passes and single event tickets to this year's Poets Forum. Be part of an unforgettable three-day series of events, including readings, publication parties, an expanded selection of literary walking tours, led by poets, through Manhattan and Brooklyn, and talks and discussions with an array of distinguished poets.

Ticket Information

All-Events Pass: $110: Purchase now >
Thursday Reading: $10; Purchase now >
Saturday Discussions Pass: $60; Purchase now >
American Poet Launch Reading: $5; tickets available at the door

Members receive a 10% discount on all ticket prices; for student rates, call (212) 274-0343, ext. 10.

Buy passes and view more Poets Forum details at:

Poets Forum Reading
Thursday, October 15
7:00 p.m.

The Times Center
242 West 41st Street
Single Event Ticket: $10
Purchase online now >

Join us for an unforgettable evening as some of the most acclaimed poets of our day come together on one stage to read from their latest work: Frank Bidart, Rita Dove, Marilyn Hacker, Lyn Hejinian, Edward Hirsch, Sharon Olds, Ron Padgett, Carl Phillips, Robert Pinsky, Kay Ryan, Gerald Stern, Susan Stewart, and Ellen Bryant Voigt.

Poets Forum Discussions
Saturday, October 17
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
6 Sessions, 40 minutes each

Tishman Auditorium, The New School
66 West 12th Street
Co-sponsored by The New School Creative Writing Program
Saturday Discussions Ticket: $60
Purchase online now >

Panel Topics and Participants

History in Poetry with Rita Dove and Edward Hirsch Seriously Funny with Harryette Mullen, Kay Ryan, and Robert Pinsky "Pure" and "Impure" Poetry with Lyn Hejinian, Gerald Stern, and Jean Valentine Prosody in Free Verse with Frank Bidart, Sharon Olds, and Ellen Bryant Voigt How Poems Begin with Carl Phillips and Marilyn Hacker How Poems End with Ron Padgett and Susan Stewart

etc etc etc

Sounds great, but I have just one question:

where the hell is Tony Hoagland??

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