Red, White, and Blue: Poets on Politics

Red, White, and Blue: Poets on Politics

Co-presented with PEN Center USA and Poetry Society of America

Poets Prageeta Sharma, Matthew Zapruder, and Douglas Kearney will discuss the role of politics in their own poems and in the larger literary landscape. Darrel Alejandro Holnes, program director at Poetry Society of America (PSA), will moderate the discussion. This event launches PSA’s nationwide Red, White, and Blue series, which will explore the relationship between poetry and politics during the election year. Please visit and for more information.


Location: Billy Wilder Theater
Ticketing: Tickets are required and available at the Box Office one hour before the program. General admission tickets are available one per person on a first come, first served basis following member ticketing. Early arrival is recommended.
Member Benefit: Members receive priority ticketing (until 15 minutes before the program) by skipping the general admission line and can choose their seats, subject to availability.
Parking: Under the museum, $6 flat rate after 6 p.m. Cash only. 

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Public programs are made possible by Hammer Members and the generosity of Bronya and Andrew Galef, Good Works Foundation and Laura Donnelley, and an anonymous donor.