Meet the Maestro of Page Meets Stage: Taylor Mali

by Kristina Bicher Another obscure poetry venue, another huge payoff!  Running late (again) last December to Page Meets Stage, held this once at Rivington F+B on the lower east side, there was no visible address nor obvious entrance, just a few smokers on the sidewalk who seemed to be nodding me in toward a dark and very vacant bar.  But, aha: on the far side, … Continue reading Meet the Maestro of Page Meets Stage: Taylor Mali

Sarah Lawrence College Poetry Festival This Weekend! April 25 – 27

As National Poetry Month draws to a close, the annual Sarah Lawrence College Poetry Festival takes place on campus in Bronxville, New York–15 miles north of New York City. The festival offers readings by celebrated poets and students alike, panels, craft talks and a small press fair. Poetry is in the air!

It’s the largest free, student-run festival in New York. Featured readers include Eileen Myles, Jillian Weise, Kim Addonizzio, and Ross Gay, as well as James Hoch, Hoa Nguyen, Paisley Rekdal, slam poet Aziza Barnes, and Patricia Lockwood.

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Full schedule of events below the jump!

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