Poetry Readings

Library of Congress, 1983, 1997.  Academy of American Poets.  The 92nd St. YMHA, New York.  Yale University.  University of California, Berkeley.  The American University, Paris, France.  Manchester Poetry Festival, U.K. University of California, Los Angeles. Columbia University.  Proudwords Festival, Newcastle upon Tyne (U.K.) Guggenheim Museum: “A Commemoration of W.H. Auden.”  Clare Hall, Cambridge, U.K. Hart Crane Centennial Celebration, 92nd Street YMHA.  Bar La Poesia, Buenos Aires. Grolier Bookstore, Cambridge.  Literary and Philosophical Society, Newcastle, U.K.  Smith College.  Washington University.  Miami Book Fair, 1993 and 2013. Boston University.  Vassar College.  University of East Anglia, U.K. Poetry Society of America: A Celebration of Thom Gunn. Tufts University. Kenyon College.  Stanford University.  Claverack Free Public Library.  Casa Lam (Mexico City). Calamus Books, Boston. The Ohio State University.  Paris Review Reading Series, New York.  Coffee Poetry Series, London. Poetry Institute, New Haven. Public Library, Boulder, Colorado.  Poetry Society of America, Narrative Poetry Festival. A Celebration of the Mahmoud Darwish, Rabat, Morocco.  MLA Wallace Stevens Centennial Celebration.  Calvin College. Shaker Museum, Chatham, NY.  KGB Reading Series, New York.  Bright Hill Literary Center. New York Society Library.  Amherst Public Library.  Goddard College. Books & Co., New York.  Central Connecticut State University.  Public Library, Greenwich, CT.  Boston College. Yeats Society Annual Celebration, New York.  Brooklyn Heights Public Library, New York. Aldrich Museum Ridgefield, CT.  Council of Literary Magazines and Presses, Hudson, NY. University of Tulsa.  Bennington College. Poets’ House, “A Celebration of George Herbert.”  University of Utah.  University of Wisconsin, Madison.  University of California, Davis.  Sarah Lawrence College. University of Georgia, Athens. Guild Hall, East Hampton, NY.  Lenox Library. The Wolf, London.  Pace University. New York State Summer Writers’ Institute.  West Chester University.  Caramoor Festival.  New England Institute of Art. University of Rochester.  Black Oak Bookstore, Berkeley.  Warren House, Harvard University, Poetry and Painting Festival, New Britain Museum.  University of Hawaii at Manoa.  University of Tacoma. George Mason University.  University of Rhode Island. Reed College. Oklahoma State University.  Muhlenberg Library, New York City.  University of Cincinnati.  Connecticut Poetry Circuit.  Paterson Museum, Paterson, NJ.  University of Washington, Seattle. University of Maryland.  WordForge Series, Hartford, CT. West Chester Writers’ Conference. Concordia University, Montreal. The Ohio State University.  University of Toronto.  Seattle University. The Huntington Library, Pasadena.  Mt. Holyoke College.  Emory University.  Queens College.  Brooklyn College.  Jefferson Market Library, New York. Universidad de Alicante, Alicante, Spain.

Speaker at the opening of the Mu Xin Museum in Wuzhen, China, 2015. Gotham TV, Metro Channel, “My Neighborhood,” November 28, 2000.  “The Rendering of Character in Poetry,” Washington University.  “Flannery O’Connor’s ‘Parker’s Back,’” Yale Divinity School. "Elizabeth Bishop’s Nativities," University of Rochester.  “Poems by Anon,” George Mason University.  “First Lines and Lasting Impressions,” Port Townsend Writers’ Conference. “The Poetry of Loss,” University of Toronto. “Using: The Allegorical Habit in Contemporary Poetry,” Lyric Recovery Festival, Carnegie Hall, New York.  “The Wordsworth Retrospective,” University of Cincinnati.   “Poetry and Tradition,” Outwrite Conference, San Francisco.  “The Wordsworth Retrospective,” Stanford University.  “Flannery O’Connor’s ‘Parker’s Back,’” University of Cincinnati.

Poet, novelist, critic

Alfred  Corn