Book Talk with Maire Mullins: Hannah Whitman Heyde: The Complete Correspondence

Book Talk Online with Maire Mullins: Hannah Whitman Heyde: The Complete Correspondence  Thursday, March 24, 2022    6:00 PM – 7:30 PM EST WWBA is please to present Maire Mullins, professor of English at Pepperdine University, to discuss her new book, Hannah Whitman Heyde: The Complete Correspondence.  This Event has a $5.00 suggested donation: https://www.paypal.com/us/fundraiser/charity/2197152 

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2022 Poet In Residence Natasha Trethewey Discussion and Reading

WWBA 2022 Poet-in-Residence Natasha Trethewey: Discussion and Poetry Reading Saturday, May 14, 2022 Discussion and Q&A: 3:30 – 5:00 PM Poetry Reading: 6:00-7:00 PM EST “Her poems dig beneath the surface of history—personal or communal, from childhood or from a century ago—to explore the human struggles that we all face.”

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Walking With Whitman 3/4/22 with Denise Duhamel, Vicki Iorio, and Josie Bellow

Walking With Whitman Friday, March 4th, 2022  on Zoom 7:00 – 9:00PM EST Walt Whitman Birthplace Association (WWBA) presents the 12th season of Poetry in Performance: Walking With Whitman, hosted by Writer-in-Residence George Wallace. The signature series continues to bring the most intriguing figures in contemporary literature on the national scene paired with

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Composers Meet Whitman

Composers Meet Whitman Saturday, February 26th, 2022 on Zoom 7:00 – 8:30PM EST WWBA presents “Composers Meet Whitman,” a virtual discussion featuring the works of composer, writer, and filmmaker Daron Hagen, who discusses works by a variety of composers based on Whitman’s verse; Filmmaker H. Paul Moon, and WWBA Music

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Gwenn A. Nusbaum / Walt Whitman Birthplace Association “POETS TO COME” $1500 Scholarship

Poets ages 25-35 years are invited to apply for this award. This award is intended to further a poet’s emerging writing career. Submissions are open Jan. 1 – April 4, 2022. No fee. For guidelines and to apply with Submittable: www.waltwhitman.org/PoetsToCome

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2022 Student Poetry Contest

Walt Whitman Birthplace Association THIRTY-SIXTH ANNUAL STUDENT POETRY CONTEST 2022 Theme: “Sing to my soul, renew its languishing faith and hope…” WW Contest: Write a poem about “Renewal” or feeling “Renewed” Deadline: March 18, 2022 Awards Ceremony: Sunday, May 15, 2022, from 12:00 noon – 2:00 PM at the Birthplace

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Children’s Masterpiece Painting Workshop: Van Gogh and Whitman

WWBA is delighted to present Virtual Children’s Masterpiece Painting Event: Vincent van Gogh & Walt Whitman an art and history program for children on Sunday, December 5th from 1:00PM to 2:00PM. How was Vincent van Gogh inspired by Walt Whitman? Children can join an interactive art event guided by an

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Walking With Whitman November 5 with Barbara Ann Branca and Bryan Gallo

Walking With Whitman Virtual Poetry Reading Featuring  Poet Barbara Ann Branca & Community Open Mic  Friday, November 5th, 2021 7:00PM – 9:00PM EST on Zoom  Walt Whitman Birthplace Association continues to present the 11th season of Poetry in Performance: Walking With Whitman. WWBA is delighted to host this virtual poetry reading featuring poet Barbara

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Spooky Poetic Yoga and Meditation WWBA LI Poet of the Year 2020 Christina M. Rau

Spooky Poetic Yoga and Meditation WWBA Long Island Poet of the Year 2020 Christina M. Rau Sunday, October 31st, 2021 2:30 – 3:30PM EST In-Person or on Zoom WWBA is delighted to present Poetic Yoga and Meditation with WWBA Long Island Poet of the Year 2020 Christina M. Rau. On

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Dante Alighieri’s The Divine Comedy: A Discussion With Cliff Bleidner

Live Virtual Discussion with Cliff Bleidner, WWBA 2021 Long Island Poet of the Year Thursday, October 14th, 2021 6:30 – 7:30PM EST   Thank you for Joining Us for This Event! Please Find All the Handouts Below. WWBA is delighted to present Dante Alighieri & The Divine Comedy, a virtual

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