Please Join Us for
A Tribute to Seamus Heaney
Monday, November 11, 2013, 7:00 p.m.
Cooper Union’s Great Hall
7 East 7th Street, NYC
Free and open to the public; no tickets or reservations required.
Doors will open at 6:15.
Participating poets include Frank Bidart, Sven Birkerts, Eavan Boland, Lucie Brock-Broido, Greg Delanty, Jonathan Galassi, Eamon Grennan, Matthea Harvey, Edward Hirsch, Jane Hirshfield, Yusef Komunyakaa, Paul Muldoon, Atsuro Riley, Tom Sleigh, Tracy K. Smith, Colm Tóibín, Jean Valentine, Anne Waldman, and Kevin Young. Singer Paul Simon will also make a special guest appearance.
The tribute is jointly organized by the Academy of American Poets; Poets House; Poetry Society of America; the Unterberg Poetry Center at the 92nd Street Y; and Farrar, Straus and Giroux.