Wynton to appear at Poetry and the Creative Mind

Posted on March 12th, 2009 in News | Tags: news, poetry

On April 1, 2009, the Academy of American Poets will present its seventh annual benefit, Poetry & The Creative Mind, at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center. Call 212-721-6500 or visit the Alice Tully Hall box office to buy tickets. Wynton along with some of America’s leading artists, scholars, and public figures will participate in this extraordinary evening celebrating the role of contemporary poetry in American culture. Each year, Poetry & The Creative Mind kicks off National Poetry Month, which was established by the Academy in 1996 and is now the largest literary celebration in the world. Wynton is anticipated to read the following poems:


  • To The Whore Who Took My Poems – Charles Bukowski

  • Carmen De Boheme – Hart Crane

  • Riverbank Blues – Sterling A. Brown

  • Oh Yes – Charles Bukowski