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National Poetry Month

The English Department National Poetry Month celebration includes year-long poetry-bombing in hallways and classrooms, support for and conjunction with Cultural Affairs' poetry events, faculty readings, guest readers, a poetry marathon, and support for the Student Creative Writing Club and literary magazine, thePULP. Poetry should be everywhere!

This year's National Poetry Month events are listed below. Check out the Grapevine for more info.

Faculty Poetry Reading

Friday, April 7, 2023 @ 2-3 pm
Middletown: RCSE 102 and Zoom

Poetry Reading & Workshop with Daniel Villegas & Anusha Mehar

Tuesday, April 11 @ 6-8 pm
Newburgh: Kaplan Hall 101 (The Great Room) and Zoom

Celebrating Professor Sandy Graff

Sunday, April 23 @ 2-4 pm
Newburgh: Kaplan Hall 101 (The Great Room) and Zoom
To celebrate the life and work of Professor Sandy Graff, we invite you to bring a poem to read and/or a gardening tool to donate to our Horticulture program in honor of Sandy.

Poetry Reading with The DAMND Poets

Wednesday, April 26 @ 10-11 am
Middletown: RCSE 102 and Zoom

All month long...

Spot the poem! Check out the campus monitors for a visual splash of poetry!

All events are free and open to the public. See the Grapevine for additional information and Zoom links. 

National Poetry Month Events are sponsored by the English Department Poetry Month Committee and Cultural Affairs.