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Celebrate National Poetry Month with MashReads and Strand Book Store

April 12, 2016 - Uncategorized



Founded in 1996, National Poetry Month is a monthlong celebration of — you guessed it — all things verse.

To celebrate the month, MashReads and Strand Book Store are proud to host Writing and Resistance, a night of poetry readings and conversation featuring a bevy of talented New York poets. The event is April 25 in New York City at 7:30pm ET at The Strand Bookstore in Strand’s 3rd floor Rare Book Room. (Directions here). It’s supported by The Academy of American Poets and National Poetry Month.

SEE ALSO: MashReads podcast: So, like, what even is a poem?

Throughout the night, poets will read poems and discuss themes of resistance, struggle, and the forces both internal and external that would prevent poetry.  Read more…

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