“Poet of the Soul”: Poets on Whitman
Where: Morgan Library & Museum
225 Madison Ave.
212-685-0008 Price: $15: $10 for Morgan and Poetry Society Members.
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Susan Howe & Shane McCrae
In conjunction with the Morgan’s exhibition Walt Whitman: Bard of Democracy award winning poets and authors Susan Howe (My Emily Dickinson, The Birth-mark, and Debths, among others) and Shane McCrae (Mule, In the Language of My Captor, and The Gilded Auction Block) will read their favorite Whitman poems as well as some of their own, reflecting on his poetic legacy and influence on their practice. Co-sponsored by the Morgan and Poetry Society of American.
The exhibition Walt Whitman: Bard of Democracy will be open at 5:30 pm for program attendees.