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Poets House

Phone: 
(212) 431-7920
Type: Writing Center

Founded in 1985 by the late U.S. Poet Laureate Stanley Kunitz and arts administrator Elizabeth Kray, Poets House is a national poetry library and literary center. Located in Battery Park City, the 11,000-square-foot space houses a 50,000-volume poetry library, a reading room, an exhibition room, and a children's room. Poets House offers a wide range of literary programming, including readings, talks, panels, performances, poetry workshops, and an annual Poetry Walk. 

Address: 10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282
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by Beth Cranwell Aplin

March/April 2013

The New Jersey-based publisher CavanKerry Press is helping patients and families awaiting medical attention with The Waiting Room Reader, an anthology of poetry and prose distributed for free to hospitals in select states across the country. 

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