Public Engagement

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A Tribute to Mark Strand

Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 7:00 pm

The Auditorium, Room A106, Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall 66 West 12th Street, New York, NY 10011

Please join us as we celebrate the 80th birthday of legendary poet Mark Strand. 

Readings and words of praise will be offered by poets Jonathan Aaron, John Beer, Peg Boyers, Timothy Donnelly, Jorie Graham, Ed Hirsch, John Koethe, David Lehman (associate professor, School or Writing at The New School), Honor Moore (assistant professor, School of Writing at The New School), Jacqueline OsherowMary Jo Salter, Alan Shapiro, Vijay Sheshadri, Charles Simic, Tom Sleigh, Susan Stewart, Rosanna Warren, Charles Wright, and Andrew Zawacki.  

Sponsored by the Academy of American Poets, the Poetry Foundationthe Poetry Society of America and the School of Writing

Event Type

Author Readings and Discussions


General Public


Writing and Literature


Schools of Public Engagement, School of Writing




Free, no tickets required.

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