Pleasures of Poetry Celebrates 20 Years

Starting on January 4, 2016, Pleasures of Poetry will kick off it’s twentieth year. Founded by Literature Faculty, David Thorburn, PoP will feature discussions of a rich roster of poets including Shakespeare, Seamus Heaney, Michelangelo, Gregory Pardlo, Sappho, Anne Carson, and more.

Every weekday throughout the month of January, a different poetry enthusiast will lead a discussion of the poem of their choice. The discussion leaders are comprised of MIT faculty members, librarians, staff members, alumni, graduate students, and area poets.