STANLEY KUNITZS 100th Birthday in NYC
- STANLEY KUNITZ'S 100th Birthday in NYC
Celebrate Stanley Kunitz's 100th Birthday
Tenth Annual Bridge Walk
A Poets House Benefit
Monday, June 6, 2005 @ 6:30pm
Celebrating Stanley Kunitz's 100th Birthday
An event that may make you fall in love with New York city all over again.
Time Out New York
Tickets begin at $250; $225 for Poets House Members . For more
information, to purchase tickets, or to request an invitation, please contact
melissa@... or call her at (212) 431-7920x15.
Join poets Lucille Clifton, Billy Collins, Galway Kinnell & Jean Valentine in
our 10th annual salute to poetry inspired by New York City. The Poetry Walk
features readings near City Hall, at the apex of the Brooklyn Bridge, and at
Fulton Ferry Landing. The evening continues with a festive dinner to benefit
Poets House. This year we'll also raise a glass to Poets House co-founder
Stanley Kunitz on his 100th Birthday!
Lucille Clifton is the author of many collections of poetry, including Blessing
the Boats: New and Selected Poems 1988-2000, winner of the 2000 National
Book Award. Billy Collins succeeded Kunitz as U.S. Poet Laureate and is
presently the New York State Poet. Galway Kinnell is the author of numerous
books of poetry, including A New Selected Poems, and the editor of The
Essential Whitman. Jean Valentine won the 2004 National Book Award for
Door in the Mountain: New & Collected Poems.