This program is part of the Temple University Libraries' Beyond the Page public programming series and will also feature a reading by at least one undergraduate poet.
Join Darla Himeles, Lynne McEniry, Marina Carreira, and Victor Alcindor for February’s Bryant Park Reading Room Winter Reading Series featuring Get Fresh Books!
The Bryant Park Reading Room Winter Poetry Series holds poetry readings on the third Tuesday of each month through April. February’s event is presented in partnership with Get Fresh Books, LLC. Contemporary award-winning poets present their most recent work for the pleasure of listening to outstanding literary accomplishment. Kinokuniya Bookstore provides the warm, library-like environment, with shelves stuffed with books (available for purchase, of course), where you’ll meet with other aficionados of poetry. The bookstore sits opposite Bryant Park.
Admission Fee: $0.00
Today’s headlines can leave one feeling overwhelmed and powerless. In this full-day workshop, participants will consider poems of praise (odes) and poems of outrage (activist poetry) as examples of the forms of light poetry can generate amid darkness.