Galway Kinnell Praise Night

Nov
03
Mon, 03 November 2014 // 08:00 PM
Bowery Poetry, 308 Bowery, NYC (map)

At 8pm this Monday—free and open to the public—we gather to read our favorite poems of and share memories of beloved poet Galway Kinnell (1927-2014).

"Galway Kinnell, who was recognized with both a Pulitzer Prize and a National Book Award for a body of poetry that pushed deep into the heart of human experience in the decades after World War II, died on Tuesday at his home in Sheffield, Vt. He was 87."

Read the NY Times obituary here: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/30/books/galway-kinnell-poet-who-went-his-own-way-dies-at-87.html

Followed by The Poet in New York Open Mic at 9pm: https://www.facebook.com/events/359843014191167/