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Mark your calendar!

August 4, 7 pm - Word for Word Poetry: JP Howard, Brian Gilmore and Angel Nafis

August 18, 12:30 pm - Lunchtime Reading in Military Park, Newark

September 10, 7 pm - Maya Angelou’s Art Collection at Swann Galleries. Introductory Talk by Pulitzer Prize Winner Gregory Pardlo. Limited space, by reservation only: RSVP by August 24.

September 15, 6:30 pm - Millay Colony for the Arts Reading: Rachel Eliza Griffiths and LaTasha Nevada Digg

September 16, 6:30 pm - Poets on Craft: Timothy Liu and Metta Sáma

September 18, 6:30 pm - Book Launch: Ana-Maurine Lara

September 24, 7:30 pm - Tribute to Philip Levine

In the News

Donika Ross wins 2015 Cave Canem Poetry Prize

Gregory Pardlo wins 2015 Pulitzer for Digest