Great reading at the Strand coming up!

Please Excuse This Poem

April 1: 7:00PM 8:00PM

Join Strand and the editors of Please Excuse This Poem: 100 New Poets For The Next Generation to kick off National Poetry Month in style! Brett Fletcher Lauer (deputy director of the Poetry Society of America) and Lynn Melnick (author of If I Should Say I Have Hope) will present an awesome showcase of renowned and rising-star poets from their newly published collection, which delves into American poetry by young writers from a variety of backgrounds and sources ranging from The New Yorker to Twitter.

Mark Bibbins (They Don't Kill You Because They're Hungry), Dorothea Lasky (Rome), Alex Dimitrov (Begging for It), Ada Limon (Sharks in the Rivers), and Camille Rankine (Slow Dance with Trip Wire) round out the night's discussion,  perfect for poetry fans and aspiring young writers!


Buy a copy of Please Excuse This Poem or a $15 Strand gift card in order to attend this event. All options admit one person. Please note that payment is required for all online event orders at the time of checkout. The event will be located in the Strand's 3rd floor Rare Book Room at our store at 828 Broadway at 12th Street.