Patricia Spears Jones at Whitman Was Here

Event details

  • Sunday | June 2, 2019
  • All Day
  • Whitman’s bicentennial on Coney Island

On Sunday, June 2, Parachute Literary Arts will welcome visitors to celebrate Whitman’s bicentennial on Coney Island. The day-long Whitman Was Here: Walt Whitman In Coney Island festival will feature poetry, music, free workshops, and site-specific walks, as well as readings by LaTasha Nevada Diggs, Cliff Fyman, Stephanie Gray, Patricia Spears Jones, Tracie Morris, Barbara Henry, Urayoán Noel, and more. Walt Whitman’s letters from Coney Island will be read by Carol Lipnik.