“Poet of the Soul": Poets on Whitman

Top image: Susan Howe. Photography by Nina Subin. Bottom Image: Shane McCrae. Image courtesy of the poet.

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.

Thursday, July 11, 6:30 PM
Tickets: 
$15: $10 for Morgan and Poetry Society Members.

Seating is limited.

Susan Howe. Photography by Nina Subin.
Shane McCrae. Image courtesy of the poet.

Please call (212) 685-0008 ext. 560 or e-mail [email protected] for information.