Thursday, September 28 at 7 PM - 9 PM
Every year, poets travel from near and far to celebrate the launch of the popular annual anthology. This is your chance to hear poems selected by guest editor Natasha Tretheway and to have the books signed by contributors. Series editor David Lehman will introduce the 2017 volume with readings by the following contributors: Dan Albergotti, Mary Jo Bang, David Barber, Bruce Bond, Jericho Brown, Allison Cobb, Carl Dennis, Vievee Francis, Jeffrey Harrison, W. J. Herbert, David Brendan Hopes, John James, Rodney Jones, Meg Kearney, John Koethe, Jamaal May, Judson Mitcham, John Murillo, Joyce Carol Oates, Sharon Olds, Matthew Olzmann, Rowan Ricardo Phillips, Robert Pinsky, Taije Silverman, Emily Van Kley, Crystal Williams, and Monica Youn. Lehman will also read the late John Ashbery's poem fr om the volume.
Sponsored by The New School's Creative Writing Program.