Housing Works to Host ‘Party Like a Poet’ National Poetry Month Event


On Tuesday April 28th, Housing Works Bookstore Cafe will host a National Poetry Month event in collaboration with the Poetry Society of America.

The celebratory event, titled “Party Like a Poet,” will feature readings from poets such as Cate Marvin, Danez Smith, Wendy Xu, Sharon Olds, Patricia Smith, Matthew Rohrer and Rickey Laurentiis. Sponsoring the event are the Academy of American Poets, Cave Canem Foundation and Wave Books.

According to the Facebook event page, Morgan Parker will guest emcee the night’s event, and “limited complimentary drinks” will be served thanks to the Poetry Society of America.

Housing Works is located at 126 Crosby Street in Manhattan. The event will begin at 7pm. Learn more here.