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Best American Poetry 2019 Reading

Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm

The Auditorium, Room A106, Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall 66 West 12th Street, New York, NY 10011

Series editor David Lehman and guest editor Major Jackson headline an all-star cast of poets included in the book's launch reading, an annual rite of Autumn in New York.

Featuring: Dilruba Ahmed, Catherine Barnett, Joshua Bennett, Chen Chen, Laura Cronk, Carl Dennis, Thomas Devaney, Martín Espada, Nausheen Eusuf, Vievee Francis, Camille Guthrie, Edward Hirsch, James Hoch , Bob Holman, Didi Jackson, Major Jackson, Deborah Landau, David Lehman, Gail Mazur, Shane McCrae, Jeffrey McDaniel, Kamilah Aisha Moon, Andrew Motion, John Murillo, Sharon Olds, Nicole Santalucia, Philip Schultz, Lloyd Schwartz, Jane Shore and Kevin Young

Presented by the Creative Writing Program at The Schools of Public Engagement

Event Type

Author Readings and Discussions


General Public


Writing and Literature


Schools of Public Engagement, Creative Writing Program





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