It’s NATIONAL POETRY MONTH! We have some special events to help you celebrate.
On the 8th, Tom Sleigh, Dennis Nurkse, Rachel Hadas, Nicole Cooley, Peter Cooley, Alex Cigale, and Sophie Cabot Black will be here for the premier reading of Plume Anthology of Poetry 2013.
And at Downtown Literary Festival on the 13th, there are a couple poetry events: an Alice Notley book club happening all day at McNally Jackson, led by Rachel Zucker and Cassandra Gillig, and at 2PM at the Bowery Poetry Club, Timothy Donnelly, Lynne Melnick, Rachel Zucker, Marcella Durand, John Godfrey, Stacy Szymaszek, Kim Lyons, Filip Marinovic, Charif Shanahan, Erika Caufman, John Coletti, and Patricia Spears Jones will be reading Notley poems at "The City Drifting."
Then, The Saltonstall Arts Colony Poetry Reading on the 17th will feature Saltonstall alums Judith Baumel, Jaime Shearn Coan, Jay Deshpande, Robin Beth Schaer, and Ocean Vuong.
And finally, we’re having a poetry sale from the 14th to the 20th! Come in and buy all the poetry books, yeah?
826 National is a proud partner of National Poetry Month. Check out their calendar for events running throughout the month. Today is the 15th Annual Citywide Undergraduate Poetry Festival hosted by Columbia College. More info here.
"I might be pink, but I have pride," by Chelsea, 10, written for our "Fierce and Friendly Mascots" workshop.
Written and illustrated by Hayat A. during the Comic Genius workshop
The Sunshiny Day
Written and illustrated by Sarah M. during the Comic Genius workshop.
Written and illustrated by Noemi M. during the Comic Genius workshop.
Plasma Storm Vs. Teen Mutant Fighter
Written and illustrated by Jeffrey T. during the Comic Genius workshop
Golden Sky and Diamond Pig
Written by Kevin W. during the Comic Genius workshop.
The Avengers of Mr. Evil E
Written and illustrated by Emily M. during the Comic Genius workshop.
Flame and Blast’s Big Escape! (Part 2)
Written and illustrated by Ivan W. during the Comic Genius workshop.
Flame and Blast’s Big Escape! (Part 1)
Written and illustrated by Ivan W. during the Comic Genius workshop
Written and illustrated by Heerang K. during the Comic Genius workshop.
Scorn and the Diamonds and Swords (Part 2)
Written by Adrian T. during the Comic Genius workshop.
Scorn and the Diamonds and Swords (Part 1)
Written and illustrated by Adrian T. during the Comic Genius workshop.