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New York: Bryant Park Poetry

  • Kinokuniya New York 1073 6th Avenue New York, NY, 10018 United States (map)
Kinokuniya is thrilled to invite the Bryant Park Reading Room indoors for their Word for Word Poetry Winter lineup!

Books will be available for purchase at each event, which you can have signed by the poets after the readings.

Poets with New Directions Press: Mei-Mei Berssenbrugge, Thalia Field, Susan Howe, and Michael Palmer

 

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 Mei-Mei Berssenbrugge

Hello, the Roses
by Mei-Mei Berssenbrugge

   Experimental Animal   by Thalia Field

Experimental Animal
by Thalia Field

   The Laughter of the Sphinx   by Michael Palmer

■ Photos from the event

Bryant Park’s Winter Poetry put on by the Bryant Park Reading Room continued with its February session held at Kinokuniya New York on 2/21. The poets of New Directions Press were featured including as they appeared in alphabetical order Mei Mei Berssenbrugge, Thalia Field, Susan Howe and Michael Palmer. As the New Directions representative highlighted at the beginning, they haven’t had this combination of distinguished New Directions poets collected at one time before.

All of the readings were powerful and Thalia Field brought a professional dramatic reader with her to add a very effective extra dimension to her reading. The event was well attended as weather was also very kind.  The next Bryant Park winter reading to be held at Kinokuniya New York will be on March 21st featuring poets with Copper Canyon Press.

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