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Welcome to the Katonah Poetry Series

For over 45 years, the Katonah Poetry Series has hosted nationally acclaimed poets in the friendly and intimate setting of Katonah Village Library. Each reading includes an audience Q&A session, wine & cheese reception and book signing.  KPS poets include eight Poets Laureate of the United States and fifteen winners of the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. Billy Collins, Poet Laureate of the United States 2001-2003, directed the series for many years and currently acts as an advisor. KPS is a great place to meet other poetry enthusiasts including readers, writers, and students.

All readings take place at 4:00 pm in The Garden Room of the Katonah Village Library, 26 Bedford Rd. Katonah, NY 10536. 914-232-3508. Payment at the door, no advance reservations needed.

Adults: $10 donation, Students: Free. Doors open for seating at 3:30.

May 22, 2016: Mary Jo Bang

548_mjban2“As life continues to speed along, the world seems to be an elaborate myth… [Bang] never takes her foot off the accelerator. Gorgeous phrasing and imaginative leaps make the ride worthwhile.” ― Washington Post

 

Read our KPS Poet Interviews!

Check out KPS photos from our events!

 

SHOP LOCAL: Books for KPS poets are available in advance at Little Joe’s Books in Katonah or on site at the Katonah Village Library during each event.


 

 

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