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30 Poets, 3 Days: New York City

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Fifth Annual Poets Forum
On the campuses of New York University and The New School
New York City
October 20-22, 2011

Daily Passes: $10 - $60
All Event Pass: $120
Sponsored by the Academy of American Poets

The Poets Forum brings together more than 30 acclaimed poets every year for an exploration of the ever-evolving landscape of contemporary poetry in America and features in-depth discussions with an array of distinguished poets, readings, lectures, celebrations, and a selection of poet-led literary walking tours throughout Manhattan.

Some of this year's participants include former U.S. Poets Laureate Rita Dove and Kay Ryan (the most recent Pulitzer Prize winner for poetry), Matthew Dickman, Yusef Komunyakaa, Joan Larkin, Cate Marvin, Sharon Olds, Carl Phillips, and Anne Waldman

Find a detailed schedule of events here.


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