PCCC Cultural Affairs - Poetry Center

Distinguished Poets Series

 In Celebration of our 33rd Anniversary
Honoring the Literary Legacy of Whitman, Williams and Ginsberg
2013 - 2014 Poetry Reading Programs

For more information, call 973-684-5444

2013 – 2014 Poetry Reading Dates:

October 12, 2013
Publication Celebration of PLR #41
1 p. m. – Hamilton Club Building
32 Church Street, Paterson
Free

 


 

November 2, 2013

Poetry Reading by
Jan Beatty & Robert Sward
1 p. m. – Hamilton Club Building
32 Church Street, Paterson
Free
Open Reading follows

10 a. m. – noon/workshops by
Jan Beatty & Robert Sward
$15/pre-registration required

 


 

December 7, 2013

Poetry Reading by
Pablo Medina & Jackie Sheeler
1 p. m. – Hamilton Club Building
32 Church Street, Paterson
Free
Open Reading follows

10 a. m. – noon/workshops by
Pablo Medina & Jackie Sheeler
$15/pre-registration required

 


 

February 1, 2014

Winners of the 2013 Allen Ginsberg
Poetry Awards
1 p. m. – Hamilton Club Building
32 Church Street, Paterson
Free
10 a. m. – noon/workshops by
Grace Cavalieri & Svea Barrett
$15/pre-registration required

 


 

March 8, 2014

Poetry Reading by
Micheal O’Siadhail & Maria Famá
1 p. m. – Hamilton Club Building
32 Church Street, Paterson
Free
Open Reading follows

10 a. m. – noon/workshops by
Micheal O’Siadhail & Maria Famá
$15/pre-registration required

 


 

April 5, 2014

Winners of the 2013 Paterson Poetry Prize
1 p. m. – Hamilton Club Building
32 Church Street, Paterson
Free
10 a. m. – noon/workshops by
Richard Blanco & Joseph Millar
$15/pre-registration required

 


 

May 10, 2014

Poetry Reading by the contributors
to the Great Falls Anthology
1 p. m. – Hamilton Club Building
32 Church Street, Paterson
Free

 


 

 

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