Walt Whitman Birthplace State Historic Site and Interpretive Center
Writing with Whitman: Poetry Writing Workshops FULL SERIES-March 2 throuh Dec. 7, 2013
3.00 - 5.00
New this year: Poetry Writing Workshops
Workshops will take place in the afternoon from 3 - 5 PM prior to the evening Walking with Whitman readings .The workshops will be conducted by the evening reading's regional poet and will give participants at all levels an opportunity for a more shared experience of poetry.
Single workshop w/evening reading/$15
Tickets for individual events are also available at the door.
To purchase tickets call 631-427-5240 ext. 115 or
See the 2013 Walking with Whitman: Poetry in Performance Schedule Below
Book Reading & Signing with Congressman Steve Israel: THE GLOBAL WAR ON MORRIS
Sun, January 11, 2015
Children's Program: Irish Dancers
Sun, March 1, 2015
|2015 Long Island Poet of the Year Nominations|
The Walt Whitman Birthplace Association is seeking nominations for the 2015 Long Island Poet of the Year award. This award is given annually to a Long Island poet recognized regionally for the excellence of his or her work and who is active in supporting and promoting poetry on Long Island.
The nomination should consist of a brief bio/CV, including publications, artistic engagements, and community activities, and a two page sample of the poet's work. This material should be submitted by email attachment to email@example.com, or by mail to Executive Director, Walt Whitman Birthplace Association, 246 Old Walt Whitman Road, West Hills, New York 11746-4148
Nominations must be received by January 15, 2015. The WWBA Board of Trustees Program Committee will choose the awardee by January 31, 2015. The award will be presented at a reception-reading in April 2015.