Bravery In Poetry


Bravery in Poetry

PEN World Voices Festival teams up with The Poetry Society of America to present this thoughtful, elegantly staged evening of readings and dialogue on the importance of moral courage and bravery in the creation of poetry.

Paul Auster on George Oppen
Yusef Komunyakaa on Muriel Rukeyser
Mary Karr on Zbigniew Herbert
Henri Cole on James Merrill
Edward Hirsch on Joseph Brodsky
Eileen Miles on Akilah Oliver
Hilton Als on Brenda Shaughnessy


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Yusef Komunyakaa             

Joseph Brodsky    Muriel Rukeyser     


Co-sponsored by The New School and Poetry Society of America.

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