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The Best American Poetry Reading 2013

Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 7:00 pm

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

David Lehman, series editor of The Best American Poetry and poetry coordinator of The New School’s MFA Program, joins guest editor of the 2013 volume, Denise Duhamel, to present poets and poems for the 25th edition of the acclaimed anthology.

Readers will include  Kim Addonizio, Timothy Donnelly, John Hennessy,  Major Jackson, Lawrence Joseph, Noelle Kocot, Dorianne Laux, Amy Lawless, Amy Lemmon, Anthony Madrid, Sally Wen Mao, Vijay Seshadri, Mitch Sisskind, Stephanie Strickland, Angela Veronica Wong, and Wendy Xu. 

Sponsored by the School of Writing.

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Author Readings and Discussions


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School of Writing, Schools of Public Engagement


Writing and Literature




Admission: Free; no tickets or reservations required; seating is first-come first-served.

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