On Wednesday June 3rd, Poets House will host a special event celebrating Beat poet Allen Ginsberg’s birthday and the publication of The Essential Ginsberg.
Ginsberg’s biographer, Michael Schumacher edited The Essential Ginsberg, and the night’s events will include readings and performances of Ginsberg’s poetry. Those participating in the readings are Lee Ann Brown, Eliot Katz, Amy Lawless, Lundy Martin, Ryan Doyle May, Sharon Mesmer, Eileen Myles, Uche Nduka, Bob Rosenthal, Michael Schumacher and Stephen Taylor.
The event is hosted and sponsored by Harper Collins in collaboration with Allen Ginsberg’s Estate and Poets House.
Poets House is located at 10 River Terrace in lower Manhattan, and the event will begin at 7pm. More information is available on the event’s Facebook page.