Skirball Center for the Performing Arts - New York University

The Academy of American Poets marks a milestone with the eighth annual Poets Forum.

“An unbelievable number of talented poets in its lineup… Tonight might just fill your sail for the rest of the fall.” Time Out New York

Some of today's most acclaimed poets come together on one stage to share their work in celebration of the 80th Anniversary of the largest membership-based organization in the United States dedicated to the art of poetry. The event features an unforgettable lineup, including Toi Derricotte, Marilyn Hacker, Juan Felipe Herrera, Edward Hirsch, Jane Hirshfield, Khaled Mattawa, Naomi Shihab Nye, Claudia Rankine, Alberto Ríos, Arthur Sze, Anne Waldman, and C. D. Wright.