Poet Willie Perdomo is one of several poets who will be reading for the 2014-15 Poets Out Loud Reading Series. The season kicked off last month and will continue full steam next year with three readings, starting Feb. 17 with Alicia Ostriker and Molly Peacock.

The POL reading series presents free, year-round public readings by noted and emerging poets.

All readings are at 7 p.m. at the Corrigan Conference Center, Lincoln Center Campus.

Here is who will be reading this season.

  • Nov. 24 – Reading cosponsored by Poetry Society of America. Erica Doyle, Angela Jackson
  • Feb. 17 – Alicia Ostriker, Molly Peacock
  • March 23 – Book Launch and Reading for winners of the 2013-2014 Poets Out Loud Prizes: Daneen Wardrop (winner, POL Prize), Terrence Chiusano (winner, POL Editor’s Prize). With Kimiko Hahn
  • April 20 – Willie Perdomo, Jordan Windholz, and high school students from outreach

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