Poets Aloud

Poets Aloud features readings by local and national poets.

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Poets Aloud

Free events throughout the year at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh in Oakland. Be the first to hear about the next events. Sign up for our enews.

Tracy K. Smith

November 15, 2018
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Ilya Kaminsky

March 7, 2019
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Carrie Mae Weems & Claudia Rankine

March 21, 2019
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“The past is a life sentence, a blunt instrument aimed at tomorrow.”

Claudia Rankine


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Presented in partnership with the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

Upcoming Lectures

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Jennifer L. Holm


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Ilya Kaminsky


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Valeria Luiselli

MAR 11

Matt Schatz

MAR 14