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Tribute to James Tate

Thursday, February 4, 2016 at 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

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

An event to honor the acclaimed poet, featuring poets John AshberyGillian ConoleyMichael Earl CraigJorie GrahamMatthea HarveyYusef KomunyakaaDorothea LaskyEmily PettitGuy PettitSrikanth ReddyCharles SimicArisa WhiteCharles WrightDean Young, and Matthew Zapruder. The event will be introduced by David Lehman, Associate Professor of Writing, and feature music by Eve Beglarian and Charles Wuorinen and vocals by Maya Sharpe.

Co-sponsored by The New School Creative Writing Program; the Academy of American PoetsEcco, an imprint of HarperCollins; the Poetry Foundation; the Poetry Society of AmericaPoets House; the University of Massachusetts Amherst MFA for Poets and Writers; the Unterberg Poetry Center, and 92nd Street Y.

Event Type

Lectures and Panel Discussions


General Public


Writing and Literature


Schools of Public Engagement, Creative Writing Program


Free to all. First come, first serve.

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The 4, 5, 6, N, R, Q and L to 14th St./Union Square.
The A, C and E to 14th St. and 8th Ave.
The 1, 2 and 3 to 14th St. and 7th Ave.
The F and M to 14th St. and 6th Ave.
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