Celebrating Poet John Wieners at Poets House, NYC, Thursday October 22

The poetry of John Wieners (1934-2004) influenced the San Francisco Renaissance, the Beats, and the poetics of pacifism and gay rights. The many registers of Wiener’s poetry are explored in an evening of readings and conversation occasioned by the publication of two new books, Supplications: Selected Poems of John Wieners and Stars Seen in Person: Selected Journals, with presenters including Joshua BeckmanRobbie DewhurstRaymond FoyeFanny HoweRachel LevitskyHoa NguyenCedar SigoLewis Warsh, and others

  • EVENT SPONSORED BY:
    Co sponsored by The Center for the Humanities at the Graduate Center CUNY, Wave Books, and Poets House
  • DATE AND TIME:
    October 22, 2015 – 7:00PM
  • EVENT LOCATION:
    Kray Hall
  • ADMISSION:
    $10, $7 for students and seniors, free to Poets House members

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