The June 17-21 Krakow Poetry Symposium will bring together distinguished poets of several generations from the United States and other countries for 5 days of “International Poets in Conversation.” The Symposium is organized by the American Poetry Foundation and is an initiative of American poet Edward Hirsch and Polish poet Adam Zagajewski, who over the years have built permanent literary bridges between Poland and the United States. The United States Consulate General is pleased to join the Krakow Festival office and Jagiellonian University in supporting this significant event. The Symposium includes two poetry evenings: onWednesday, June 19 at 19:00 at Galicja Jewish Museum and Thursday, June 20 at 19:00 on the Stanislaw Wyspianski stage of Krakow Theater Academy. All events are open to the public. The results of the symposium (poems, translations, and reviews) will be published in “Poetry magazine”, the oldest monthly devoted to verse in the English speaking world.
More information about the Symposium is available here.