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The New York Public Library will be closed September 5 through September 7 in observance of Labor Day.

e.e.cummings and Edna St. Vincent Millay: Two Mid-20th-Century Stars


Former U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins and Tony Award-winning actress Blair Brown join Cummings' biographer Susan Cheever and Millay biographer Nancy Milford to celebrate these charismatic and hugely beloved poets. Presented by the Poetry Society of America.

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