May 13, 2017: 50th Anniversary

 Come Help us Celebrate!

 

50 YEARS OF KATONAH POETRY

 

4:00-5:30 pm               All-Star Poetry Panel:

Come hear Billy Collins (2-term US Poet Laureate and best-selling poet), Mark Doty (National Book Award winner), Marie Howe (Poet Laureate New York State, 2012-2014), and Vijay Seshadri (Pulitzer Prize winner) read from their own work, as well as explore the impact of fifty years of poetry through the lens of KPS.

6:00-7:30 pm VIP Cocktail Reception                (separate ticketing):

Join us after the reading for bountiful bites, festive libations and live jazz, all in the company of the poets.

Please help us kick off the next 50 years of KPS by participating in this important fundraiser.

Purchase your tickets securely on PayPal here > Event Payment Form

Ticket Pricing

POETRY READING ONLY

  • $40/adult
  • $30/Valid Paid KPS Membership w/card
  • $20/student 

VIP COCKTAIL RECEPTION ONLY

  • $110/adult

POETRY READING & VIP COCKTAIL RECEPTION 

Haiku $150 

  • Individual Ticket to Reading & VIP Reception
  • Named Tribute Listing in Program

Heroic Couplet $275

  • 2 tickets to Reading & VIP Reception
  • Named Tribute Listing in Program

Sonnet $500 

  • 2 tickets to Reading & VIP Reception
  • ½ Page Tribute Message in Program

Epic Poem $1,000

  • 4 tickets to Reading & VIP Reception
  • Full Page Tribute Message in Program

RSVP by May 1 via PayPal or by check made out to “Katonah Village Library” with “KPS 50” on memo line.

To send a check please download the Ticket Application Form and mail it along with your check to: Katonah Poetry Series 50th, Katonah Village Library, 26 Bedford Rd., Katonah, NY  10536.

Books for the four poets will be available for purchase on site at this event. They may also be pre-ordered through Scattered Books and will be available for pick-up on site. Visit their web site: http://www.scatteredbooks.com/

 

Net proceeds from the events will benefit the Katonah Poetry Series and its public programming. Contributions taxdeductible to the extent permitted by law. The market value of the reading is $18 and the reading plus VIP Reception is $50 (per person).

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