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Princeton Poetry Festival (Day Two)

The Princeton Poetry Festival is a two-day biennial event presented through the Lewis Center for the Arts’ Performance Central series, organized by Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and Princeton professor Paul Muldoon. Featured poets include  Zang Di, Eleanor Goodman, Amal Kassir, Hester Knibbe, Michael Longley, Nikola Madzirov, Robert Pinsky (with Laurence Hobgood), Jacquelyn Pope, Ana Ristović, Víctor Rodríguez-Núñez, Sjón, and Karen Solie. A previously scheduled appearance by poet Ellen Bass has been cancelled.

For a detailed schedule of events, please see below. Note: schedule subject to change.

The festival is free and open to the public; no tickets or reservations required.



2:00 p.m.  |  READING
Introduced by Monica Youn

  • Jacquelyn Pope
  • Ana Ristovic
  • Sjón

3:15 p.m.  |  INTERMISSION

3:30 p.m.  |  PANEL: Verse and Adversity (2)
Moderated by Paul Muldoon

  • Hester Knibbe
  • Nikola Madzirov
  • Robert Pinsky
  • Jacquelyn Pope
  • Víctor Rodríguez-Núñez
  • Karen Solie

4:45 p.m.  |  INTERMISSION

5:00 p.m.  |  READING
Introduced by Tracy K. Smith

  • Amal Kassir
  • Michael Longley
  • Zang Di


*Details subject to change

Friday, October 6 2:00 pm — 6:00 pm

Berlind Theatre at McCarter Theatre Center

Paul Muldoon