Poets House at the NYC Poetry Festival

Join Poets House at the 12th New York City Poetry Festival on idyllic Governors Island, with readings by Anastacia-ReneeEva H.D., and Iain Haley Pollock. Join us in creating the largest poetry community in the country! Free admission!

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Anastacia-Renee (She/They) is an award-winning multi-genre writer, educator, interdisciplinary artist and Speaker whose work has been published widely. Renee is the author of Sidenotes from the Archivist, (v.), Forget It, and Here in the (Middle) of Nowhere (forthcoming, HarperCollins Amistad, 2024). Photo: Shontina Vernon. https://www.anastacia-renee.com/home

Eva H.D. wrote Rotten Perfect Mouth (Mansfield Press); Light Wounds, a collection of haiku-photo hybrids (with photographer Kendall Townend); and The Natural Hustle (Penguin Random House); also the short film “Jackals & Fireflies,” directed by Charlie Kaufman.

Iain Haley Pollock is the author of two poetry collections, Ghost, Like a Place (Alice James Books, 2018) and Spit Back a Boy (U. Georgia Press, 2011).  His poems have also appeared in many literary outlets, including African American Review, American Academy of Poets Poem-a-Day, American Poetry Review, The New York Times Magazine, PoetrySociety.org and The Progressive. Pollock’s work has received the Cave Canem Poetry Prize, the Alice Fay di Castagnola Award from the Poetry Society of America, and an NAACP Image Award nomination.  He directs the MFA Program at Manhattanville College.