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Pulitzer Centennial Poetry Celebration
The Great Hall of The Cooper Union
New York, NY
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At this once-in-a-lifetime event, 12 Pulitzer Prize-winning poets will share the stage to read from their own prize-winning collections as well as select poems by past winners. Join us in celebration of their achievement, of the Centennial year of the Pulitzer Prizes, and of PSA's founding role in sponsoring the earliest years of the prize for poetry.

Featuring: Rae Armantrout, Peter Balakian, Carl Dennis, Stephen Dunn, Jorie Graham, Yusef Komunyakaa, Sharon Olds, Gregory Pardlo, Philip Schultz, Vijay Seshadri, Natasha Trethewey, and Charles Wright

With music by Pulitzer Prize-winning composers David Lang and Caroline Shaw, performed by Johnny Gandelsman (violin) and Pedja Muzjevic (piano)

TICKETS FOR PRIVATE DINNER ALSO AVAILABLE

Please join us after the reading for a private dinner at the Hamilton Fish House with Pulitzer Prize-winning poets and publishers. All proceeds will benefit the Poetry Society of America's public programming and signature initiative, Poetry in Motion.

The reading is co-sponsored by The Cooper Union Office of Continuing Education and Public Programs; the New York Council for the Humanities; the Pulitzer Prizes as part of the Pulitzer Centennial Campfire Initiative; and supported by Alfred A. Knopf; Four Way Books; Farrar, Straus and Giroux; Graywolf; HarperCollins; Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; Little, Brown and Company; Louisiana State University Press; W.W. Norton; New Directions; NYRB Poets / New York Review Books; Penguin; University of Chicago Press; Wesleyan University Press.
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Location

The Great Hall of The Cooper Union (View)
7 East 7th Street
New York, NY 10003
United States


Categories

Arts > Literary
Music > Classical

Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

Contact

Owner: The Poetry Society of America
On BPT Since: Jul 11, 2016
 
Laurin Macios
2122549628203
laurin@poetrysociety.org
http://poetrysociety.org
 


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