PCCC Cultural Affairs - Poetry Center

Distinguished Poets Series

 In Celebration of our 34rd Anniversary
Honoring the Literary Legacy of Whitman, Williams and Ginsberg
2014 - 2015 Poetry Reading Programs

For more information, call 973-684-6555

2014 – 2015 Poetry Reading Dates:

October 11, 2014
Poetry Reading by
Jericho Brown & Penny Perry
1 p. m. – Hamilton Club Building
32 Church Street, Paterson
Free
Open Reading follows
10 a. m. – noon/workshops by
Jericho Brown & Penny Perry
*pre-registration required


November 8, 2014
PLR Celebration Reading
Contributors to Issue #42
1 p. m. – Hamilton Club Building
32 Church Street, Paterson
Free


December 6, 2014
Poetry Reading by
Steve Kowit & Jack Ridl
1 p. m. – Hamilton Club Building
32 Church Street, Paterson
Free
Open Reading follows
10 a. m. – noon/workshops by
Steve Kowit & Jack Ridl
*pre-registration required


February 7, 2015
Winners of the 2014 Allen Ginsberg
Poetry Awards
1 p. m. – Hamilton Club Building
32 Church Street, Paterson
Free 


March 7, 2015
Poetry Reading by
Eileen Myles & Maureen Seaton
1 p. m. – Hamilton Club Building
32 Church Street, Paterson
Free
Open Reading follows
10 a. m. – noon/workshops by
Eileen Myles & Maureen Seaton
*pre-registration required


April 11, 2015
Peter Thabit Jones & Judith Baumel
1 p. m. – Hamilton Club Building
32 Church Street, Paterson
Free
Open Reading follows
10 a. m. – noon/workshops by
Peter Thabit Jones & Judith Baumel
*pre-registration required


May 9, 2015
Winners of the 2014 Paterson Poetry Prize
1 p. m. – Hamilton Club Building
32 Church Street, Paterson
Free
10 a. m. – noon/workshops by
Billy Collins & Rachel McKibbens
*pre-registration required


 
*All workshop fees $20, except Billy Collins, $30

 

 

DISTINGUISHED POETS SERIES

Stanley Kunitz, Poet Laureate of the United States; Maria Mazziotti Gillan, Executive Director of the Poetry Center

Stanley Kunitz, Poet Laureate of the United States; Maria Mazziotti Gillan, Executive Director of the Poetry Center

Gerald Stern, Poet Laureate of New Jersey; Sharon Ferraro, Sign Interpreter 

Gerald Stern, Poet Laureate of New Jersey; Sharon Ferraro, Sign Interpreter

 Sharon Olds, Poet Laureate of New York

Sharon Olds, Poet Laureate of New York

 

 

ALL WORKSHOPS PROVIDE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CREDITS. These credits will fulfill the requirements for professional development for teachers.

The Poetry Center strives to maintain a barrier-free facility including complete access for patrons using wheelchairs. Large print materials, FM listening systems, audio publications and Braille transcriptions of programming information are available on request. Please contact (973) 684-6555 for availability of services. 


The Poetry Center was named a Distinguished Arts Project and funded, in part, by a grant from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, and made possible, in part, by funds from the National Endowment of the Arts