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September 27, 2015: Jessica Greenbaum & Daniel Brown, 4:00 p.m.

Jessica Greenbaum Jessica Greenbaum is the author of The Two Yvonnes and Inventing Difficulty, winner of the Gerald Cable Prize. As a social worker she initiated poetry workshops for 9/11 first responders. Her work has been published in the New Yorker,

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November 8, 2015: Jill Bialosky, 4 p.m.

Jill Bialosky will read on November 8th from her latest poetry collection The Players (Knopf, 2015). From the physical world of the baseball diamond to the emotional center field of caring for an aging mother and a maturing son, Bialosky handles

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Nov. 20, 2016: Paul Muldoon, 4pm

KPS welcomes “this master of the trickster elements within language” KPS welcomes Irish poet Paul Muldoon, winner of the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for Moy Sand and Gravel, (which also won the International Griffin Poetry Prize) and poetry editor for the New

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May 13, 2017: 50th Anniversary

Our all-star panel of poets read from their own poems and additional poems by their favorite KPS poets. They also discussed poetry over the past half-century and provided insights into the writer’s life. Billy Collins (2-term US Poet Laureate and best-selling poet) Mark Doty (National Book

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April 23, 2017: Favorite Poem Project Community Reading

Community leaders and members from Katonah and beyond will take their place at the microphone to read a favorite poem. This will be a free, family-friendly event at the Katonah Village Library in honor of National Poetry Month and the

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April 19, 2015, 4 p.m. Jorie Graham

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Jorie Graham will read from her 2015 collection From the New World: Poems: 1976-2014 (Ecco Press, February, 2015), one of the year’s most-anticipated books of poetry.  A major voice and innovator in American poetry, Graham has authored thirteen

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Events, 2014/15 Season

Jorie Graham, April 19, 2015 George Bilgere, March 22, 2015 Jim Daniels, October 12, 2014 Ellen Bass, September 28, 2014

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Events, 2013/14 Season

David St. John: September 29, 2013 Bob Hicok: November 24, 2013 Rowan Ricardo Phillips: March 16, 2014 Billy Collins: April 27, 2014

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Events, 2012/13 Season

D. Nurkse: November 11, 2012 Carol Ann Davis: December 2, 2012 Michael Dickman: March 10, 2013 Katha Pollitt: April 28, 2013

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March 22, 2015, 4 p.m. George Bilgere

George Bilgere’s poetry is truly “a breath of fresh, American air,” as noted by Billy Collins. The author of six collections, Bilgere is the recipient of a Pushcart Prize and grants from the NEA, the Fulbright Commission and the Witter

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