Contact Steven at: steven.sher.poetry@gmail.com

New York City Area Events 2014
 

(Information will be updated so please check back!)


  October 26, 6:30 pm
Phoenix Reading Series,
Left Bank Books, 17 8th Ave,
Manhattan, NY

November 2, 3:00 pm
Molloy College
Rockville Ctr, LI, NY

November 3, 6:00 pm
City College of NY (CCNY), NYC


Poets House
4-Week Poetry Workshop Series, starting Oct 23, 2014, Greenwich House Senior Center


R
ecent Appearances


Poetry workshop, Jerusalem, sponsored by Voices Israel, September 2014

Poetry workshop, Netanya as part of the Poetry by the Sea conference sponsored by Voices Israel,
Summer 2014

Reading and discussion, Kittay House retirement residence, Bronx, NY,
October 2013

Reading and discussion, JASA
(Jewish Association for Services to the Aged) October 2013

Reading and class visits, Manhattan College, NYC, October 2013

Poetry reading, Mid-Island Y JCC's Poetry Reading Series, October 2013

Poetry workshop at Bayt Maor HaLev Center for Movement, Healing, and Language Arts in Tzfat (Safed) in September 2012

"Ritual Writing" workshops at The Hudson Valley Writers’ Center in late 2011

Guest poet at A Toast to the Soul/Shalom! on Grand annual festival at the Jewish Community Center of Dutchess County in September 2011

Poetry reading at the
Bloomingdale Branch of the New York Public Library in July 2011

Reading and discussion at The Louis and Mildred Resnick Institute for the Study of Modern Jewish Life at SUNY-New Paltz, May 2011

Radio appearance on Talkline with Zev Brenner, America's leading Jewish radio program about his Slawotich stories from Where the Shouting Began, on the sixth night of Chanukah 2010

Poetry workshops at Kittay House and Riverdale Senior Center via NEA's "Creativity and Aging Initiative" 2009 grant run through Poets House.  The following excerpt comes from WCBS-AM radio's May 6, 2009 interview with him:
...they have very rich memories and very rich experiences...and the connections are very important that we can establish in writing poetry...it will keep them young, keep their minds sharp - their connections to their own lives...seeing the value in those things.  Those things don't end as we get older.

Moderator, panel on the poetry of Hyam Plutzik through the Plutzik Goldwasser Foundationat the premiere screening of Hyam Plutzik: American Poet, and  co-presented "Hyam Plutzik's Horatio as Post-Holocaust Poem" at the 13th annual American Literature Jewish American & Holocaust Literature Symposium (JAHLIT) 2008


Contact Steven at:  steven.sher.poetry@gmail.com