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John Ashbery

July 12, 2012 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Poets House presents this legendary American poet reading from his body of work including his most recent book of poems Planisphere.

For more than fifty years John Ashbery has been an inspiring, motivating, and guiding force in contemporary poetry. He is the 2011 recipient of the National Book Foundation’s Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, in recognition of his lifetime achievement. Internationally recognized, Ashbery has won nearly every major American award including the National Book Award, the Pulitzer Prize, and the National Book Critics Circle Award.

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Kray Hall
Poets House
10 River Terrace

Part of the 2012 River to River Festival


July 12, 2012
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm