Walt Whitman Bicentennial Reading
Thursday, May 2, 2019, 7 - 10pm
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A free, public reading from the work of Walt Whitman in celebration of his 200th birthday and the democratic imperatives of his work. Featuring Mark Doty, Marwa Helal, Major Jackson, D. Nurkse, Alicia Ostriker, Vijay Seshadri, Patricia Smith, Anne Waldman, and more.
Seating is first come, first served.
Presented by the Academy of American Poets, The Cooper Union, Poets House, and the Poetry Society of America. Co-sponsored by Canto Mundo, CLMP, PEN America, Poets & Writers, and Urban Word.
Located in The Great Hall, in the Foundation Building, 7 East 7th Street, between Third and Fourth Avenues