April 21, 2017 – 7:00PM
Poets House, 10 River Terrace, New York, NY 10282
Kazim Ali, Rita Banerjee, Amanda Golden, Shadab Zeest Hashmi, Patricia O’Neill, and Sejal Shah examine the life and work of Kashmiri poet Agha Shahid Ali (1949-2001). Celebrated for bringing the ghazal into English, Ali’s work explores cultural ties and divisions, the enduring qualities of love and friendship, and the difficulty of maintaining both. Admission: $10, $7 for students and seniors, free to Poets House members.