Content tagged "poetry"

  • Tyehimba Jess

    Poetry Reading: Pulitzer Prize winner Tyehimba Jess

    Tyehimba Jess is the author of two books of poetry, Leadbelly and Olio. Olio won the 2017 Pulitzer Prize, the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award, The Midland Society Author’s Award in Poetry.

  • Poetry Reading: Stephen Tapscott and Erica Funkhouser

    Poetry Reading: Stephen Tapscott and Erica Funkhouser

    Stephen Tapscott lives in Cambridge and is a professor (Literature) at MIT, and Erica Funkhouser’s newest book of poems, Post and Rail, was the recipient of the 2017 Idaho Prize and is due out in print this April.

  • Mark Pawlak

    Poetry Reading: Mark Pawlak

    An M.I.T. alumnus (B.S. Physics, 1970), Mark Pawlak is the author of nine poetry collections and the editor of six anthologies.

  • Poetry Reading: Fanny Howe

    Poetry Reading: Fanny Howe

    Fanny Howe’s most recent collection of poetry is Second Childhood from Graywolf Press. She was a Finalist for the National Book Award.

  • Nicole Terez Dutton

    Poetry Reading: Nicole Terez Dutton

    Nicole Terez Dutton’s work has appeared in Callaloo, Ploughshares, 32 Poems, Indiana Review and Salt Hill Journal.

  • B.I.C. at MIT

    B.I.C. at MIT

    Haitian poet, singer and song-writer Roosevelt Saillant, better known as “B.I.C.” for “Brain. Intelligence. Creativity,” is one of the best known and most creative and prolific artists in Haiti.

  • Too Foreign for Here

    Too Foreign for Here

    Allie Hexley’s Karmel Prize-winning poetry manuscript.

  • Distant Sunrise in Malaga // At the Loggia // Jazz

    Distant Sunrise in Malaga // At the Loggia // Jazz

    Three poems by Nicholas Matthews. Third prize winner for the 2017 Robert A. Boit Writing Prize for poetry.

  • Worms


    “Someone else got to pick. / Pick my brains. / There are worms there.” 2nd place winner for the 2017 Enterprise Poets Prize for Imagining a Future.

  • Poetry Across Borders

    Poetry Across Borders

    As part of MIT’s Day of Action/Day of Engagement, come share poems from cultures beyond the US.

  • Kathleen Ossip

    Poetry Reading: Kathleen Ossip

    Kathleen Ossip is a 2016-2017 fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University, and is the editor of the poetry review website SCOUT.

  • Poetry Reading: Martha Collins and Fred Marchant

    Poetry Reading: Martha Collins and Fred Marchant

    Collins is founder of the creative writing program at UMass-Boston. Marchant is emeritus co-director of the Suffolk University Poetry Center.

  • William Corbett

    Poetry Reading: William Corbett

    Corbett taught writing at MIT for 22 years. Granary Books recently published his collaboration with painter Rackstraw Downes, I Rode with the Cossacks.

  • The Sinatra n

    The Sinatra n

    “The 2013 Boston Marathon bombing triggered the poems in The Sinatra n, poems that race across these pages with lethal riptide quickness.”

  • MIT Open House, with CMS/W Events

    MIT Open House, with CMS/W Events

    On April 23, 2016, MIT hosts a campus-wide open house, welcoming the public into every department to check out the coolest of the Institute’s work.