Walt Whitman Bicentennial Reading

Join this special reading from the work of Walt Whitman in celebration of his 200th birthday and the democratic imperatives of his work on May 2, 2019, 7 p.m., at Cooper Union's Great Hall in New York City. Featured poets include Mark Doty, Marwa Helal, Major Jackson, D. Nurkse, Alicia Ostriker, Vijay Seshadri, Patricia Smith, Anne Waldman, and more. 

Presented by Cooper Union, the Academy of American Poets, Poets House, and the Poetry Society of America. Co-sponsored by Canto Mundo, CLMP, PEN America, Poets & Writers, and Urban Word. This event is free and open to the public.